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whoremonger

[ hawr-muhng-ger, -mong-, hohr- or, often, hoor- ]
/ ˈhɔrˌmʌŋ gər, -ˌmɒŋ-, ˈhoʊr- or, often, ˈhʊər- /
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noun

someone who consorts with whores; a lecher or pander.

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Also called whore·mas·ter [hawr-mas-ter, -mah-ster, hohr- or, often, hoor-]. /ˈhɔrˌmæs tər, -ˌmɑ stər, ˈhoʊr- or, often, ˈhʊər-/.

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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