whorehound

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From whore +‎ hound.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

whorehound (plural whorehounds)

  1. (US, vulgar, slang) Someone who often has sex with prostitutes.
    • 1929, Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms, Folio Society 2008, p. 122:
      ‘Don't worry about me. I don't drink and I don't run around. I'm no boozer and whorehound. I know what's good for me.’