plural sluts
1
disparaging + offensive : a promiscuous person : someone who has many sexual partners
usually used of a woman
2
dated
a
chiefly British, disparaging : an unclean or slovenly woman : slattern
b
: an impudent girl : minx
sluttish adjective
sluttishly adverb
sluttishness noun
slutty adjective

Word History

Etymology

Middle English slutte

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 2a

Time Traveler
The first known use of slut was in the 15th century

Dictionary Entries Near slut

Cite this Entry

“Slut.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slut. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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