Promiscuous vs Slutlike - What's the difference?

promiscuous | slutlike |


As adjectives the difference between promiscuous and slutlike

is that promiscuous is made up of various disparate elements mixed together; of disorderly composition while slutlike is (rare) like a slut; slutty, promiscuous.

promiscuous

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Made up of various disparate elements mixed together; of disorderly composition.
  • * 1667 , , Book 1, ll. 379-80
  • Came singly where he stood on the bare strand, / While the promiscuous croud stood yet aloof.
  • *
  • they had both been educated on plans at once narrow and promiscuous , first in an English family and afterwards in a Swiss family at Lausanne, their bachelor uncle and guardian trying in this way to remedy the disadvantages of their orphaned condition.
  • Made without careful choice; indiscriminate.
  • indiscriminate in choice of sexual partners.
  • (networking) The mode in which a gathers all network traffic instead of getting only the traffic intended for it.
  • Synonyms

    * See also * See also * (made up of various disparate elements) motley

    Derived terms

    * promiscuity * promiscuousness

    slutlike

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (rare) Like a slut; slutty, promiscuous.