Definición de promiscuous en inglés:


Saltos de línea: pro|mis¦cu|ous
Pronunciación: /prəˈmɪskjʊəs


  • 2Demonstrating or implying an unselective approach; indiscriminate or casual: the city fathers were promiscuous with their honours
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    • As the American houses have seduced corporate Britain, so companies have become more promiscuous in their search for intelligence.
    • There's a difference between being promiscuous and making serious strategic bets that may be the cause for regrets.
    indiscriminate, undiscriminating, unselective, random, irresponsible, haphazard, thoughtless, unthinking, unconsidered, casual, careless
  • 2.1Consisting of a wide range of different things: Americans are free to choose from a promiscuous array of values
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    • To me, there seems something promiscuous about his geographical range: it looks as though he is looking for battles to fight.



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  • In 1984, Marxist theorist Frederic Jameson lamented the eruption of a new style of painting that borrowed promiscuously from history and mythology was yet another symptom of a malaise rooted in the emergence of consumer capitalism.
  • While trademarks may sometimes lose protection if they become used promiscuously, copyrighted works remain protected no matter how publicly they're distributed.
  • We recognize that wise statesmen resist the temptation to use power promiscuously, and we stress the virtues of prudence, and self-restraint, in foreign policy.


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  • This human promiscuousness is, of course, just what city-haters detest.


early 17th century: from Latin promiscuus 'indiscriminate', (based on miscere 'to mix') + -ous. The early sense was 'consisting of elements mixed together', giving rise to 'indiscriminate' and 'undiscriminating', whence the notion of 'casual'.

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