whoredom

noun whore·dom \ ˈhȯr-dəm , ˈhu̇r- \

Definition of whoredom

1 : the practice of whoring : prostitution
2 : faithless, unworthy, or idolatrous practices or pursuits

Examples of whoredom in a Sentence

  1. Nell Gwyn is remembered as one of the most infamous courtesans in the annals of whoredom.

First Known Use of whoredom

12th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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