Definition of "strumpet" [strum•pet]

  • A woman prostitute. (noun)

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Use "strumpet" in a sentence
  • "Your goddess History (whom your fathers called the strumpet Fortune)."
  • "They replied with coarse insults, calling her strumpet and cow-girl, and threatening to burn her when they caught her."
  • "The fellow went off, calling her strumpet, which only made her scream with laughter; then, turning to the Spaniard, she told him to make out his account directly."