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strumpet

[ struhm-pit ]
/ ˈstrʌm pɪt /
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noun Older Use.
a prostitute.
a sexually promiscuous woman (now often used facetiously).
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Origin of strumpet

First recorded in 1300–50; Middle English; origin uncertain

OTHER WORDS FROM strumpet

strum·pet·like, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for strumpet

strumpet
/ (ˈstrʌmpɪt) /

noun
archaic a prostitute or promiscuous woman

Word Origin for strumpet

C14: of unknown origin
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