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[hawr-duh m, hohr- or, often, hoo r-]
  1. the activity or state of whoring.
  2. Bible. idolatry.
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Origin of whoredom

1125–75; Middle English hordom, equivalent to Old English hōr adultery + -dōm -dom; compare Old Norse hōrdōmr
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Historical Examples of 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

  • Nothing so common as Whoredom.So that youth are bred up to Whoredom.

British Dictionary definitions for whoredom


  1. the activity of whoring or state of being a whore
  2. a biblical word for idolatry
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