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whoreman

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From Middle English horeman, equivalent to whore +‎ man. Compare Danish horkarl (whoremonger), Swedish horkarl (whoremaster; fornicator).

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whoreman (plural whoremen)

  1. (obsolete) An adulterer
  2. (informal) A pimp
    • 2012, James Carlos Blake, The Pistoleer:
      Charlie Leamus, one of the boys l'd fooled with, told me Pierson was really a whoreman and would be peddling the girls in the wagon after dark, out at Jackson's Hollow, a mile or so out of town.

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