slut

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n slut a woman adulterer
    • n slut a dirty untidy woman
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Slut A female dog; a bitch.
    • Slut A servant girl; a drudge. "Our little girl Susan is a most admirable slut , and pleases us mightily, doing more service than both the others."
    • Slut An untidy woman; a slattern. "Sluts are good enough to make a sloven's porridge."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n slut A careless, lazy woman; a woman who is uncleanly as regards her person or her house; a slattern: often used as a name of contempt for a woman and (formerly) also for a man. See sloven.
    • n slut A young woman; a jade; a wench: used lightly.
    • n slut An awkward person, animal, or thing.
    • n slut A female dog; a bitch.
    • slut To befoul; render unclean.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Slut slut (fem. of Sloven) a dirty, untidy woman: a wench, a jade: a bitch
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Quotations

  • Vanessa Williams
    Vanessa Williams
    “I am not a lesbian and I am not a slut, and somehow I am going to make people believe me.”
  • Susan Sarandon
    Susan Sarandon
    “Do you really have to be the ice queen intellectual or the slut whore? Isn't there some way to be both?”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. slutte,; cf. OD. slodde, a slut, Icel. slöttr, a heavy, loglike fellow, slota, to droop
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Scand., Ice. slöttr, a dull fellow—slota, to droop.

Usage

In literature:

From Capel Bryn Salem I journeyed to mouth with my heart to the Lord, and your slut of widow paid me only four soferens.
"My Neighbors" by Caradoc Evans
If your brother warn't a good customer it is not another hour that I'd keep you, you useless lazy slut!
"Mark Hurdlestone" by Susanna Moodie
You dirty, impudent slut," said the cook, "you go among all the fine lords and ladies with your filthy catskin?
"English Fairy Tales" by Flora Annie Steel
So you confess it, you slut!
"The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Volume II (of 8)" by Guy de Maupassant
Candles and sluts, 62.
"How to Camp Out" by John M. Gould
Nan, look up at the lady, you slut.
"The House by the Church-Yard" by J. Sheridan Le Fanu
Do on your Decke Slut: if ye purpos to come oft.
"The Ship of Fools, Volume 1" by Sebastian Brandt
It is strange Major Howard retains such a bold, impudent slut in his service.
"Eventide" by Effie Afton
Crucciacorda, the other woman, laughed horribly; the shepherd made a step forward to drag the slut away.
"Little Novels of Italy" by Maurice Henry Hewlett
But are you sure the slut will die?
"Among the Pines" by James R. Gilmore
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In poetry:

Sally Slut wor a croney o' hers,
A bonny an warm-hearted lass,
An shoo'd latly been wed to a chap,
'At could booast booath some brains an some brass.
"A Pair O' Black Een" by John Hartley
"Tha knows Sally Slut,--A'a dear me!
To-day as aw went across th' green,
Aw met her,--an what should aw see,--
Why, shoo'd getten a pair o' black een,"
"A Pair O' Black Een" by John Hartley
Blame my trap! How de wind do blow!
An' dis is das de night foh de witches, sho'!
Dey's trouble gon' to waste when de old slut whine,
An' you heah de cat a-spittin' when de moon don't shine!
"When De Folks Is Gone" by James Whitcomb Riley
She's peevish, she's thievish, she's ugly, she's old,
And a liar and a fool, and a slut, and a scold."
Next day Richard hasten'd to church and was wed,
And ere night had inform'd her what Thomas had said.
"The Progress of Advice. A Common Case" by William Shenstone
And he cried, "You were at the door when I came up the lane;
Take that, you good-for-nothing slut; you're to blame
For not having my supper ready; you will find
That's no excuse, Sarah, because you are blind."
"The Blind Girl" by William Topaz McGonagall
The next coquette, who raised a flame,
Was far more grave, and somewhat lame,
She in my heart did rankle. She conquer'd, with a sudden glance:
The spiteful slut was call'd Miss Chance;
I took the gypsy out to dance;
She almost broke my ankle.
"My Mistresses" by Royall Tyler

In news:

In a city like New Orleans, Slut Walks take on a new significance.
Principal reports high schoolers' 'Fantasy Slut League'.
Principal of Piedmont High tells parents of boys' "Fantasy Slut League".
Slut march 2011 just took place in Toronto, leaving me asking two questions.
He could have made a reasoned case against Georgetown being forced to cover the cost of the pill, and instead he decided to call women who disagree " sluts ".
No One Called Me a Slut .
A tony high school in California's Bay Area is cracking down on students for running an underground "Fantasy Slut League" that graded girls and awarded points to boys who engaged in sex acts with them.
He said, "Women should avoid dressing like sluts in order not to be victimized".
At Piedmont High School in Piedmont, California, male students have created a fantasy slut league, drafting many female students into the game.
A 'Fantasy Slut League' was recently discovered in a high school in Piedmont, California.
If you are wondering what a 'Fantasy Slut League' is… Well, it's exactly like a fantasy football league.
Madonna Labeled 'Moralizing Slut ' by Russian Official As 'Pussy Riot' Trial Continues.
The Slut with the Camera.
Edwards in 'crazy slut ' jab.
Pop star tweets after ' slut ' remark.
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