whore·​dom | \ ˈhȯr-dəm How to pronounce whoredom (audio) , ˈhu̇r- \

Definition of whoredom

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

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Nell Gwyn is remembered as one of the most infamous courtesans in the annals of whoredom.
Recent Examples on the Web Over five summer days the Assembly’s first session set tobacco prices, outlawed drunkenness and whoredom, and discussed Indian relations. Richard Brookhiser, Time, "Lincoln's Gettysburg Address Honored Ideals Far Older Than Four Score and Seven Years," 19 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of whoredom

12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Whoredom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whoredom. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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