Meaning of whorish in English:

whorish

adjective

  • Belonging to or characteristic of a prostitute.

    ‘a sort of whorish pink’
    • ‘The silky relationship between art and fashion may seem charming but is often a tawdry, corrupting, even whorish affair.’
    • ‘The play was overshadowed by the stunt casting of Madonna as Karen, the naïve temporary secretary trapped in a power struggle between two whorish movie producers, Bobby and Charlie.’
    • ‘After all, there was the small matter of his affair with Jamie's whorish wife Ruth 30 years ago.’
    • ‘It was the most whorish aping of Douglas Adams imaginable.’
    • ‘You can't buy their love and you can't appease them no matter how whorish you become.’
    • ‘I'd even put on my favorite pink silk pajama bottoms and a halter top that my whorish cousin had bought me.’
    • ‘In a way, the characters are stereotypes: the naïf young bride; the unscrupulous farmer; the drunken station master; the whorish mother; the repressed pseudo-father.’
    • ‘On the mirror, a whorish smear of lipstick displayed the message ‘Worry and Perversion’.’
    • ‘I don't usually wear all this make-up, so I feel a bit whorish with all it on.’
    • ‘You looked like that whorish mother of yours, too pretty for her own good.’
    • ‘So we want to know what kind of whorish things you've been doing to keep his attention so long.’
    • ‘She instantly regretted giving up her beautiful, loose robe for such whorish attire.’
    • ‘He'd found some young man in clothes that were too big for him, sneering and making obscene gestures while some very beautiful but very whorish young women danced around him.’
    • ‘And unlike the overt whoredom of television, journalists suffer the dangers of keeping our whorish side locked in the closet.’
    • ‘There were gowns of all types, old-fashioned, new, proper and whorish.’
    • ‘The big man, and a whorish red-head who'd latched onto his arm upon his victory, were waiting for Joey.’
    • ‘I would have questioned him further, but he walked off, dragging a whorish brunette with him.’
    • ‘She was wearing an extremely whorish skirt and shirt that was currently popular for the preppy girls.’
    • ‘In fact, after seeing her whorish behaviour with Hawthorne, William had lost the last vestiges of his admiration for her.’
    unethical, bad, morally wrong, wrongful, wicked, evil, unprincipled, unscrupulous, dishonourable, dishonest, unconscionable, iniquitous, disreputable, fraudulent, corrupt, depraved, vile, villainous, nefarious, base, unfair, underhand, devious

Pronunciation

whorish

/ˈhɔːrɪʃ/