Definitions

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  • n. Prostitute.

Etymologies

From Spanish (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Very like the Spanish word puta, also used for whore.

    stems

  • That includes a Walmart worker who referred to his manager as a "puta" -- Spanish for "whore" -- on the social networking site after a spat over store displays, as well as a frustrated Illinois bartender who took to Facebook to air his desire to see the "redneck" patrons on the other side of the bar "choke on glass" as they drove home drunk.

    Facebook Firings: Feds, Managers Navigate 'New Territory' In Employment

  • Perhaps we're making small talk and I'll mention that my grandmother speaks only Spanish or that my last name has its roots in El Salvador or that I know what "puta" means (hey, it comes up).

    Daniel Cubias: White-Collar Blues: A Continuing Lack of Diversity

  • The tunnel ahead of him, the passage through which he and Dubreton had been escorted to see the woman branded with the word 'puta' was empty, the door and grille open.

    Sharpe's Enemy

  • She was not fool enough to be angry with the Miquelets of Alba, who renounced her, and called her 'puta' all the time they were cutting the throats of the Netherlanders.

    The Romany Rye

  • She was not fool enough to be angry with the Miquelets of Alba, who renounced her, and called her "puta" all the time they were cutting the throats of the Netherlanders.

    The Romany Rye A Sequel to 'Lavengro'

  • Now, if she allowed her faithful soldiers the latitude of renouncing her, and calling her "puta" in the market-place, think not she is so unreasonable as to object to her faithful priests occasionally calling her "puta" in the dingle. '

    The Romany Rye A Sequel to 'Lavengro'

  • A Pope has been known to start from his bed at midnight and rush out into the corridor, and call out "puta" three times in a voice which pierced the Vatican; that Pope was -- '

    The Romany Rye A Sequel to 'Lavengro'

  • 'She will allow you latitude,' said the man in black; 'do but serve her, and she will allow you to call her "puta" at a decent time and place, her

    The Romany Rye A Sequel to 'Lavengro'

  • "She will allow you latitude," said the man in black; "do but serve her, and she will allow you to call her 'puta' at a decent time and place, her popes occasionally call her 'puta.'

    Isopel Berners The History of certain doings in a Staffordshire Dingle, July, 1825

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