Definition of whoreson in English:

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whoreson

Pronunciation: /ˈhɔːs(ə)n/

noun

archaic
An unpleasant or greatly disliked person: [as modifier]: you whoreson dog!
More example sentences
  • The whoreson bastard was here, so close Harnak could smell him, and he snarled and struck his mount with his spurs.
  • It was time to let Somerset know that his greatest enemy was not yet, as the little whoreson believed, dead.
  • The whoreson's life is mine to claim and I will use any method at my disposal to be rid of him.

Origin

Middle English: from whore + son, suggested by Anglo-Norman French fiz a putain.

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Line breaks: whore|son

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