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whoremonger

[hawr-muhng-ger, -mong-, hohr- or, often, hoo r-] /ˈhɔrˌmʌŋ gər, -ˌmɒŋ-, ˈhoʊr- or, often, ˈhʊər-/
noun
1.
someone who consorts with whores; a lecher or pander.
Also called whoremaster
[hawr-mas-ter, -mah-ster, hohr- or, often, hoo r-] /ˈhɔrˌmæs tər, -ˌmɑ stər, ˈhoʊr- or, often, ˈhʊər-/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1520-1530
1520-30; whore + monger
Related forms
whoremongering, whoremastery, noun
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whoremonger

/ˈhɔːˌmʌŋɡə/
noun
1.
a person who consorts with whores; lecher
Derived Forms
whoremongery, noun
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Word Origin and History for whore-monger
n.

1520s, from whore (n.) + monger.

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