[ hawr-duh m, hohr- or, often, hoo r- ]
/ ˈhɔr dəm, ˈhoʊr- or, often, ˈhʊər- /
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Question 1 of 10
Which of the following words means “to travel or journey, especially to walk on foot”?
Origin of whoredom
1125–75; Middle English hordom, equivalent to Old English hōr adultery + -dōm -dom; compare Old Norse hōrdōmr
Words nearby whoredom
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Example sentences from the Web for whoredom
Nothing so common as Whoredom.So that youth are bred up to Whoredom.
Whoredom and wine after all are but the lusts of a man, whereas time-serving and truth-selling are the lusts of a devil.Samuel Rutherford|Alexander Whyte
British Dictionary definitions for whoredom
/ (ˈhɔːdəm) /
the activity of whoring or state of being a whore
a biblical word for idolatry
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