slut
Pronunciation Noun

slut (plural sluts)

  1. (vulgar, often derogatory) A sexually promiscuous woman or girl.
    She's a slut, but I love her.
    1. (vulgar, by extension) A prostitute.
      You could hire a slut for a few hours, if you're that desperate.
  2. (vulgar, derogatory) Any sexually promiscuous person, often a gay man.
    • 2005, Adam & Steve
      Before he met you, he was such a whore. No, I'm sorry! Whores get paid. He was a slut.
  3. (vulgar, figuratively, often derogatory) Someone who seeks attention through inappropriate means or to an excessive degree.
    a press slut
  4. (vulgar, figuratively, often derogatory) A disloyal individual; someone who does not commit to a particular thing.
    That guy was a job slut; he changed jobs way too often and quickly, to the point that employers will no longer hire him.
  5. (archaic, derogatory) A slovenly, untidy person, usually a woman.
    • 1600 CE: William Shakespeare, As you like it
      Clo. Truly, and to cast away honestie vppon a foule slut, were to put good meate into an vncleane dish. / Aud. I am not a slut, though I thanke the Goddes I am foule.
    • 1602 CE: William Shakespeare, The Merry Wives of Windsor
      Where fires thou find’st unrak’d, and hearths unswept, / There pinch the Maids as blew as Bill-berry, / Our radiant Queene, hates Sluts, and Sluttery.
  6. (obsolete, derogatory) A bold, outspoken woman.
    • 1728 CE: John Gay, Begger’s Opera
      Our Polly is a sad Slut! nor heeds what we have taught her.
  7. (obsolete) A female dog.
  8. (obsolete) A maidservant.
    • 1664 CE: Samuel Pepys, The Diary of Samuel Pepys
      Our little girl Susan is a most admirable slut, and pleases us mightily, doing more service than both the others and deserves wages better.
  9. (obsolete) A rag soaked in a flammable substance and lit for illumination.
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slut (sluts, present participle slutting; past and past participle slutted)

  1. (vulgar) To wear slutty clothing or makeup, or otherwise behave in a slutty manner.
  2. (slang, vulgar, usually with around) To visit places frequented by men, with the intention of engaging in sexual intercourse by means of flirting.
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