from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or characteristic of whores or a whore; lewd.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Resembling or befitting a whore.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Resembling a whore in character or conduct; addicted to unlawful pleasures; incontinent; lewd; unchaste.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to whores; having the character of a whore; lewd; unchaste.
He also addressed the labeling of his clothes as "whorish," noting, "Yes, the clothes are definitely for a woman, not a girl."
We hear: “Dear God! What kind of whorish get-up is she wearing?”
As i have heard he is quotting Joyce's letters to his wife Nora with this "whorish", the way Joyce called her.
That kind of whorish bullshit is exactly why I'm glad Spears is going insane and losing everything.
Like almost all such places, it was a place where freedom and desire brought together “whorish” women, “brutish” immigrants, and shiftless, sensual slaves.
Mrs. Resnick came home and walked through the door with a bunch of evening gowns draped over her arm and saw the empty bottle of wine on the table, the dirty burnt dishes in the sink, the melted cheesecake in her microwave, and me, costumed as an exaggerated, tired, whorish version of her.
As journalists, of course, we long have been accustomed to being smeared and assailed in a whorish manner for, as the ironist Pierce Thorne has noted:
Fame these days is all torn fishnets and smeared lipstick, a whorish version of her former self, lifting her skirt with no purpose, predictability, or criterion.
When he purrs "whorish" and other devastating put-downs to the gaggle of writers assembled at his feet, you smile with delight.
They probably wore too much make-up and those silly push-up bras that made young women look whorish.