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Definition of puta in English:


(In Spanish-speaking countries or parts of America) a prostitute or promiscuous woman.
Example sentences
  • Astonished by Amanda's exotic countenance and potent allure, Todos los Santos eventually employs her as a puta under the alias Sayonara.
  • The Spanish puta and the French putain, both meaning whore, are derived from the Latin for putrid.
  • ‘Yeah, that's her,’ Stephen said, not sure what a puta was.



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