whoreson

[hawr-suh n, hohr- or, often, hoo r-]

noun

a bastard.
wretch; scoundrel.

adjective

wretched; scurvy.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. whoredom,
  2. whorehouse,
  3. whorehouse cut,
  4. whoremaster,
  5. whoremonger,
  6. whorf,
  7. whorf, benjamin lee,
  8. whorfian hypothesis,
  9. whorish,
  10. whorishly

Origin of whoreson

1200–50; Middle English horeson son of a whore

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British Dictionary definitions for whoreson

whoreson

noun

a bastard
a scoundrel; wretch

adjective

vile or hateful
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Word Origin and History for whoreson

whoreson

adj.

c.1300, from whore + son. Often used affectionately, it translates Anglo-French fiz a putain.

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