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Synonyms for whoreson

the illegitimate offspring of unmarried parents

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88) and "fat chuffs" (89), all the while representing himself as young and fit: "Ah, whoreson caterpillars
So it appears to be the case with the whoreson rogue Falstaff.
You're too much for me, Ennis, you whoreson son of a bitch.
M and R are at the top but N and B, those two nattering nabobs of negativity, are down at the bottom along with vile, violent and vitriolic V and the whoreson Z, that unnecessary letter.
Humorously chiding Falstaff as "you whoreson tidy Bartholomew pig," we hear "you Orson," a sly tribute to the filmmaker's ego and art.
The Dutchman, who is called Nic Frog, is a linen draper and, by contrast with John Bull, is 'a cunning sly Whoreson, quite the reverse of John in many particulars; Covetous, Frugal; minded domestick affairs; would pine his belly to save his Pocket, never lost a Farthing to careless servants, or bad debtors'.
The Earl of Lancaster he called Play actor, the Earl of Pembroke Joseph the Jew and the Duke of Gloucester, Whoreson.
There is a real danger that Neill's insertion of the whoreson 'h' will prompt first-time student readers to sound that unnecessary letter.
black eyes black hair this thomas has a whoreson look to him, abandonment, a look which judges me, by what right, no right, i am a good man, i love my wife and daughter, i stand by the immutable laws of this land, i'm a populist, i voted for Ibj, i'm an intellectual, i voted for nixon, but this young man has a mission
Why, sir, his hide is so tanned with his trade that a will keep out water a great while, and your water is a sore decayer of your whoreson dead body.
Hamlet, "your water is a sore decayer of your whoreson dead
19) A notable example occurs at the beginning of the play, when Gloucester introduces his bastard son Edmund to Kent with words that say more than he notices: "Though this knave came something saucily into the world before he was sent for, yet was his mother fair, there was good sport at his making, and the whoreson must be acknowledged.
Released from an institution at the age of majority, Konar's unnamed heroine is just one member of a motley crew of mentally ill whores and whoresons, johns, and Holocaust survivors brought together by the accident of being a family.