trollop

noun
trol·​lop | \ ˈträ-ləp How to pronounce trollop (audio) \

Definition of trollop

: a vulgar or disreputable woman especially : one who engages in sex promiscuously or for money

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Examples of trollop in a Sentence

in some countries a woman traveling alone was traditionally regarded as a trollop
Recent Examples on the Web Some tarted-up French-soup trollops with baguette chunks and snail broth? James Lileks, National Review, 7 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of trollop

1621, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for trollop

perhaps irregular from trull

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The first known use of trollop was in 1621

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“Trollop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trollop. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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