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whorish

[ hawr-ish, hohr- or, often, hoor- ]
/ ˈhɔr ɪʃ, ˈhoʊr- or, often, ˈhʊər- /
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adjective

having the character or characteristics of a whore; lewd; unchaste.

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Origin of whorish

First recorded in 1525–35; whore + -ish1

OTHER WORDS FROM whorish

whor·ish·ly, adverbwhor·ish·ness, noun
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