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whoremonger

[ hawr-mong-ger, -muhng- ]
/ ˈhɔrˌmɒŋ gər, -ˌmʌŋ- /
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noun
someone who consorts with whores; a lecher or panderer.
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Also called whore·mas·ter [hawr-mas-ter, -mah-ster]. /ˈhɔrˌmæs tər, -ˌmɑ stər/.

Origin of whoremonger

First recorded in 1520–30; whore + monger

OTHER WORDS FROM whoremonger

whore·mon·ger·ing, whore·mas·ter·y, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for whoremonger

whoremonger
/ (ˈhɔːˌmʌŋɡə) /

noun
a person who consorts with whores; lecher

Derived forms of whoremonger

whoremongery, noun
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