What is another word for strumpet?

Pronunciation: [stɹˈʌmpɪt] (IPA)

Strumpet is a derogatory term that is used to describe a promiscuous woman. Some synonyms for the word strumpet include harlot, prostitute, courtesan, tart, hooker, hustler, and call girl. While these terms are often used interchangeably, they may have slightly different connotations depending on the context. For example, a courtesan may be seen as a high-class escort who offers companionship as well as sexual services, while a streetwalker is more likely to be viewed as a desperate and impoverished woman who solicits for money. Regardless of the exact meaning, these synonyms for strumpet are all crude, sexist and outdated terms that perpetuate harmful stereotypes against women.

What are the hypernyms for Strumpet?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Strumpet

2. Scylla then, under which character we are here to understand the chief priestess of the place, was no other than a handsome island strumpet.
"A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume II. (of VI.)"
Jacob Bryant
She heard a decent man addressing some unavoidable word to a strumpet.
"The Missourian"
Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
The fellow went off, calling her strumpet, which only made her scream with laughter; then, turning to the Spaniard, she told him to make out his account directly.
"The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons"
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt

Famous quotes with Strumpet

  • Dr. Paul: Get out, get out libidinous swine! And take that painted strumpet with you. May you both rot in the filth of your own fornication! Nicky: And what did you say to him? Dr. Paul: Say, Madam? I said nothing. I simply pulled up my tights and jumped out of the bathroom window. Nicky: Oh Dr. Paul, you're so naughty! Dr. Paul: Well, I try, Madam. And then, ten minutes later when I've got my breath back, I try again!
    Meekin

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