[hawr-suh n, hohr- or, often, hoo r-]
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  1. wretched; scurvy.

Origin of whoreson

1200–50; Middle English horeson son of a whore
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Related Words for whoreson

bastard, by-blow, whoreson, bastardy

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British Dictionary definitions for whoreson


  1. a bastard
  2. a scoundrel; wretch
  1. vile or hateful
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Word Origin and History for whoreson

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

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