strumpet

noun
strum·​pet | \ ˈstrəm-pət How to pronounce strumpet (audio) \

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the portrait painter's muse for the goddess of love was apparently a common strumpet

First Known Use of strumpet

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for strumpet

Middle English

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Strumella

strumose

strumous

strumpet

strung

strung out

strung up

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strumpet

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English Language Learners Definition of strumpet

old-fashioned + offensive : a woman who has sex with men for money or who has sex with many men

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