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whoreson

[hawr-suh n, hohr- or, often, hoo r-] /ˈhɔr sən, ˈhoʊr- or, often, ˈhʊər-/
noun
1.
a bastard.
2.
wretch; scoundrel.
adjective
3.
wretched; scurvy.
Origin
1200-1250
1200-50; Middle English horeson son of a whore
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British Dictionary definitions for whoreson

whoreson

/ˈhɔːsən/
noun
1.
a bastard
2.
a scoundrel; wretch
adjective
3.
vile or hateful
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Word Origin and History for whoreson
adj.

c.1300, from whore + son. Often used affectionately, it translates Anglo-French fiz a putain.

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