Meaning of slut

slut




A slut is a vulgar insult hurled at woman and it implies that she sleeps around or has sex with too many people. It is not cool to call any woman a slut.

This is a sexist word that should be used with caution or not used at all. Calling women sluts is a way of shaming them about their sex lives, and that’s really no one else’s business. Unfortunately, there are a lot similar words to slut, such as adulteress, hussy, whore, loose woman, strumpet, and trollop. The word is sometimes used for men, as in man-slut, which may be a sign that our ideas of sluttiness are changing.

Definitions of slut
  1. noun

    a woman adulterer

    synonyms:

    adulteress, fornicatress, hussy, jade, loose woman, strumpet, trollop

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    type of:

    adulterer, fornicator

    someone who commits adultery or fornication

  2. noun

    a dirty untidy woman

    synonyms:

    slattern, slovenly woman, trollop

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    type of:

    pig, slob, sloven, slovenly person

    a coarse obnoxious person

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