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promiscuous

Pronunciation: /prəˈmɪskjuəs/

Translation of promiscuous in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (sexually) promiscuo
    Example sentences
    • If the girl was deemed promiscuous, became pregnant, or could not keep a job, she could be returned to the reform school.
    • The only reason he turned her down is because this rumor got started that Christy was the most promiscuous girl at our school.
    • After many years of directing my own sexual education in Paris, I came to see myself as a ‘liberated woman,’ or what some perhaps would call a promiscuous adventurer.
    1.2 (indiscriminate) [formal] promiscuo
    Example sentences
    • 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.

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