American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The practice of accepting payment in exchange for sexual relations; prostitution.
- n. Unlawful sexual relations.
- n. Promiscuous sex.
- n. Bible Unfaithfulness to God; idolatry.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Prostitution of the body for hire; in general, the practice of unlawful sexual commerce. In Scripture the term is sometimes applied metaphorically to idolatry—the desertion of the worship of the true God for the worship of idols.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The practice of unlawful intercourse with the other sex; fornication; lewdness.
- n. (Script.) The sin of worshiping idols; idolatry.
- n. offering sexual intercourse for pay
- From Middle English horedom ("sexual indulgence; prostitution, fornication, adultery"); equivalent to whore + -dom. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English hordom, from Old Norse hōrdōmr; see kā- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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“What you so easily dismiss as media whoredom is more about Jay's energy and passion.”
“He could not pronounce the word whoredom, because the chastity of their heaven forbade it.”
“Corporal whoredom is another crime here charged upon them: They have committed whoredom continually, v. 18.”
“But it was no great matter what religion she was of; for, whatever it was, she was a reproach and scandal to it-a Jewess, but an adulteress; she was another man's wife when Felix took her to be his wife, and she lived with him in whoredom and was noted for an impudent woman, yet she desires to hear concerning the faith of Christ.”
“Which other Mary is associated with the idea of whoredom and sexuality?”
“In one way, through making money by disgraceful means, whether in performing shameful and servile works by means of illiberal practices, or by acquiring more through sinful deeds, such as whoredom or the like, or by making a profit where one ought to have given gratis, as in the case of usury, or by laboring much to make little profit.”
“Lusts, acts of lewdness, such as whoredom and adultery.”
“It's the LA Times that puts that "corporate whoredom" spin on it.”
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