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Definition of Harlot


  1. A churl; a common man; a person, male or female, of low birth.
  2. A person given to low conduct; a rogue; a cheat; a rascal.
  3. A woman who prostitutes her body for hire; a prostitute; a common woman; a strumpet.
  4. Wanton; lewd; low; base.
  5. To play the harlot; to practice lewdness.

Harlot Quotations

If a woman hasn't got a tiny streak of harlot in her, she's a dry stick as a rule.
D. H. Lawrence

If you would not step into the harlot's house, do not go by the harlot's door.
Thomas Secker

What is a wife and what is a harlot? What is a church and what is a theatre? are they two and not one? Can they exist separate? Are not religion and politics the same thing? Brotherhood is religion. O demonstrations of reason dividing families in cruelty and pride!
William Blake

Every harlot was a virgin once.
William Blake

But what is Hope? Nothing but the paint on the face of Existence; the least touch of truth rubs it off, and then we see what a hollow-cheeked harlot we have got hold of.
Lord Byron
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Harlot Translations

harlot in German is Hure, Dirne
harlot in Italian is prostituta
harlot in Latin is meretrix meretricis
harlot in Spanish is ramera, buscona
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