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Definition of promiscuous adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


/prəˈmɪskyuəs/ promiscuous pronunciation American
1 having many sexual partnerspromiscuous behaviora promiscuous lifestyleto be sexually promiscuous2 (formal) taken from a wide range of sources, especially without careful thoughtpromiscuous readinga stylistically promiscuous piece of music promiscuity
/ˌprɑməˈskyuəi/ promiscuity pronunciation American
noun [uncountable]sexual promiscuity
/prəˈmɪskyuəsli/ promiscuously pronunciation American