Definition of strumpet in English:



archaic, humorous
  • 1A female prostitute.

    • ‘He was sighted on Monday night in Po Na Na's with with an arm around number of young strumpets.’
    • ‘She eyed the two strumpets who were watching her.’
    • ‘She meant something more to him than any of the strumpets he'd dallied with before.’
    • ‘It's strumpets like you who are setting back the women's rights movement.’
    • ‘She acts annoyed by this strumpet disrupting her peace, but really she's annoyed by the flaunting of youth and indiscretion.’
    whore, sex worker, call girl, white slave
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    1. 1.1 A woman who has many casual sexual encounters or relationships.


Middle English: of unknown origin.