slut


slut
slut [slut]
n.
[ME slutte, prob. < Scand or LowG form akin to MLowG slote, ditch, mud puddle, Ice sluta, to dangle: for IE base see SLUG1]
1. a careless, dirty, slovenly woman; slattern
2. a sexually promiscuous woman: a derogatory or insulting term
sluttish
adj.
sluttishly
adv.
sluttishness
n.
slutty
adj.

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  • slut — c.1400, a dirty, slovenly, or untidy woman, probably cognate with dialectal Ger. Schlutt slovenly woman, dialectal Swed. slata idle woman, slut, and Du. slodder slut, but the ultimate origin is doubtful. Chaucer uses sluttish (late 14c.) in… …   Etymology dictionary

  • slut — slut; slut·tery; slut·tish; slut·ty; slut·tish·ly; slut·tish·ness; …   English syllables

  • slut — SLUT, Ă, sluţi, te, adj., s.m. şi f. (Om) mutilat, schilodit, infirm, diform, pocit; p. ext. (om) foarte urât, hâd. – cf. ucr. s l u t y j . Trimis de IoanSoleriu, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  Slut ≠ frumos Trimis de siveco, 20.10.2008. Sursa:… …   Dicționar Român

  • Slut — (sl[u^]t), n. [OE. slutte; cf. OD. slodde a slut, Icel. sl[ o]ttr a heavy, loglike fellow, slota to droop.] 1. An untidy woman; a slattern. [1913 Webster] Sluts are good enough to make a sloven s porridge. Old Proverb. [1913 Webster] 2. A servant …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Slut — Christian Neuburger, 2011 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • slut — /slut/, n. 1. a dirty, slovenly woman. 2. an immoral or dissolute woman; prostitute. [1375 1425; late ME slutte; cf. dial. slut mud, Norw (dial.) slutr sleet, impure liquid] * * * …   Universalium

  • slut — [ slʌt ] noun count OFFENSIVE an insulting word for a woman whose sexual behavior is considered immoral a. an insulting word for a woman who looks dirty and messy ╾ slut|tish adjective …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • slut — [slʌt] n taboo informal a very offensive word for a woman who has sex with a lot of different people. Do not use this word. >slutty adj >sluttish adj …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • slut- — *slut germ.?, Verb: nhd. schlaff hängen; ne. hang (Verb) slack; Rekontruktionsbasis: an.; Etymologie: s. ing. *sleu ?, *leu ?, Adjektiv, schlaff, Pokorny 962; …   Germanisches Wörterbuch

  • slut — ► NOUN ▪ a slovenly or promiscuous woman. DERIVATIVES sluttish adjective. ORIGIN of unknown origin …   English terms dictionary