Where vs Whore - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between where and whore

is that where is the place in which something happens while whore is (vulgar) a prostitute.

As a conjunction where

is while on the contrary; although; whereas.

As an adverb where

is at what place; to what place; what place.

As a pronoun where

is the place in which.

As a verb whore is

(vulgar) to prostitute oneself.

where

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Conjunction

(English Conjunctions)
  • While on the contrary; although; whereas.
  • * (William Shakespeare)
  • And flight and die is death destroying death; / Where fearing dying pays death servile breath.
  • * July 18 2012 , Scott Tobias, AV Club The Dark Knight Rises [http://www.avclub.com/articles/the-dark-knight-rises-review-batman,82624/]
  • Where the Joker preys on our fears of random, irrational acts of terror, Bane has an all-consuming, dictatorial agenda that’s more stable and permanent, a New World Order that’s been planned out with the precision of a military coup.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-14, author=(Jonathan Freedland)
  • , volume=189, issue=1, page=18, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Obama's once hip brand is now tainted , passage=Now we are liberal with our innermost secrets, spraying them into the public ether with a generosity our forebears could not have imagined. Where we once sent love letters in a sealed envelope, or stuck photographs of our children in a family album, now such private material is despatched to servers and clouds operated by people we don't know and will never meet.}}
  • At or in which place or situation.
  • * {{quote-magazine, year=2013, month=July-August, author=(Henry Petroski)
  • , title= Geothermal Energy , volume=101, issue=4, magazine=(American Scientist) , passage=Energy has seldom been found where we need it when we want it. Ancient nomads, wishing to ward off the evening chill and enjoy a meal around a campfire, had to collect wood and then spend time and effort coaxing the heat of friction out from between sticks to kindle a flame. With more settled people, animals were harnessed to capstans or caged in treadmills to turn grist into meal.}}
  • To which place or situation.
  • Wherever.
  • (legal) In a position, case, etc., in which.
  • Adverb

    (-)
  • At what place; to what place; what place.
  • Where are you?
    Where are you going?
    Where did you come from?
  • In what situation.
  • Where would we be without our parents?

    Pronoun

    (English Pronouns)
  • The place in which.
  • He lives within five miles of where he was born.

    Noun

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  • The place in which something happens.
  • A good article will cover the who, the what, the when, the where , the why and the how.
    Finding the nymph asleep in secret where . — Spenser.

    Derived terms

    * anywhere * elsewhere * everywhere * every which where * whereabouts * whereafter * whereagainst * wherealong * whereas * whereat * whereby * wherefore * wherefrom * wherein * whereinto * where it's at * whereness * wherenot * whereon * whereof * whereover * wheresoever * wherethan * wherethrough * whereto * wheretoward * whereunder * whereuntil * whereunto * whereupon * wherever * wherewith * wherewithin * wherewithal

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    whore

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    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (vulgar) A prostitute.
  • (vulgar, pejorative) A person who is considered to be sexually promiscuous (see also: slut).
  • * 2004 , Dennis Cooper, The Sluts , page 250
  • So after he fucks the shit out of me, he tells me I'm lying about his whore not being Brad.
  • (vulgar) A person who is unscrupulous, especially one who compromises their principles for gain.
  • (vulgar) A person who will violate behavioral standards to achieve something desired.
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  • (vulgar) A contemptible person.
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  • (obsolete) A mistress or wife.
  • * c. 1606 , , Act 1 Scene 2
  • The merciless Macdonald – worthy to be a rebel, for that the multiplying villainies of nature do swarm upon him – from the Western Isles of kerns and gallowglasses is supplied, and fortune on his damned quarrel smiling showed like a rebel's whore .

    Derived terms

    * he-whore * whoredom * whorehouse * whoreish * whorelike * whorely * whoremonger

    Synonyms

    * (prostitute) See also * (promiscuous woman) See also

    Verb

    (whor)
  • (vulgar) To prostitute oneself.
  • (vulgar) To engage the services of a prostitute.
  • (vulgar) To pimp; to pander.
  • (vulgar) To pursue false gods.
  • (vulgar) To pursue false goals.
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  • See also

    * attention whore * concubine * cute hoor (Hiberno-English) * graphics whore * hooker * harlot * stat whore * whore out * whorey * whorish, whoreish * AIDS whore, crackwhore

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