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whorish

División en sílabas: whor·ish
Pronunciación: /ˈhôriSH
 
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Definición de whorish en inglés:

adjetivo

Belonging to or characteristic of a prostitute.
Example sentences
  • The silky relationship between art and fashion may seem charming but is often a tawdry, corrupting, even whorish affair.
  • The play was overshadowed by the stunt casting of Madonna as Karen, the naïve temporary secretary trapped in a power struggle between two whorish movie producers, Bobby and Charlie.
  • After all, there was the small matter of his affair with Jamie's whorish wife Ruth 30 years ago.

Derivados

whorishly

1
adverbio
Example sentences
  • The old man gets her cheap trashy stuff off the streets, because he likes to see her dressed up whorishly.
  • Since the city is so whorishly flagrant in its indecency, how else should it be treated?
  • Field Recordings From The Sun is simultaneously a deformation and unabashed celebration of all that is purely grotesque and whorishly beautiful about Rock and Roll music.

whorishness

2
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • And aside from the expected whorishness of promiscuity and unwed motherhood, the definition of "looseness" included the sin of being born illegitimate.
  • She says her daughter's whorishness isn't an issue.

Words that rhyme with whorish

moreish

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