harlot (plural harlots)
- (derogatory, offensive, dated) A female prostitute.
- 1980, Dave Murray, "Charlotte the Harlot", in Iron Maiden, Iron Maiden.
- quote en
- (derogatory, offensive) A female who is considered promiscuous.
- Synonyms: skeezer, slut, whore
- (obsolete) A churl; a common man; a person, male or female, of low birth.
, General Prologue:
- He was a gentil harlot and a kynde;
- (obsolete) A person given to low conduct; a rogue; a cheat; a rascal.
, ‘’The fight at the miller’s house’’:
- "Ye, false harlot," quod the millere, "hast? A, false traitor! false clerk!" quod he, Tow shalt be deed, by Goddes dignitee!
- (female prostitute) see Thesaurus:prostitute
- (promiscuous woman) see Thesaurus:promiscuous woman
- (churl) see Thesaurus:rural dweller
- (person given to low conduct) see Thesaurus:villain
- French: prostituée, putain, catin, pute, fille de joie
- German: Dirne, Hure, Nutte
- Italian: meretrice, puttana
- Portuguese: puta, meretriz, messalina, cortesã, prostituta, rameira, peripatética, mulher da vida, mulher de vida fácil, mulher pública.
- Russian: шлю́ха
- Spanish: puta, golfa, ramera
harlot (harlots, present participle harloting; past and past participle harloted)
- To play the harlot; to practice lewdness.