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painted woman

a prostitute; slut. Unabridged
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  • Here he will never know that his mother was a painted woman.

    Within the Tides Joseph Conrad
  • To Peter, the words of the painted woman came as a finishing blow.

    The Sins of the Children Cosmo Hamilton
  • Then you see a painted woman—not the character she is presenting.

    Macleod of Dare William Black
  • He was the first who painted woman with brilliant drapery and variegated head-dresses.

  • She had seen Jim in drunken debauch with the painted woman, who had boasted that this lover came always at her call.

  • She painted woman as its victim, till every heart recoiled at the image she drew.

  • He was dressed in a brown velveteen suit; a red sash encircled his waist; and on his arm he flaunted a painted woman.


    Elizabeth Kent
  • A dissolute, painted woman of Earth, staring out at Polter as he passed.

    Beyond the Vanishing Point Raymond King Cummings
  • "You're a set of cowards," chimed in a painted woman, dressed in a poor and tawdry dress.

    The Death of the Gods Dmitri Mrejkowski
British Dictionary definitions for painted woman

painted woman

(old-fashioned, derogatory) a woman whose appearance suggests she is promiscuous
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