is the word strumpet widely used? sounds like trumpet
Sep 10, 2018 11:17 AM
Answers · 4
It does get used in the UK in colloquial speech, but usually in a kind of jokey, tongue in cheek kind of way. I’ve heard it a couple of times in UK soap operas, where the writers try a bit too hard to imitate regional idioms.
September 10, 2018
The others have answered your question, but I'm going to add that it's a nice word and it should be used, just because it sounds good. Floozy is a good word too, with more or less the same meaning.
September 10, 2018
No, it is rare in the contemporary language, it is normally only found in old texts.
September 10, 2018
No, it's rather an old fashioned term for a prostitute or promiscuous woman. It originated in the 14th century.
September 10, 2018
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