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    Default Re: How do you call this kind of woman

    Quote Originally Posted by Fotogênicas Brasil View Post
    Thanks emsr2d2 and SoothingDave, but tart, slag or slut is very offensive. Is there another word less offensive? Because I said: a woman who has many partners, not always for sex, but she likes not to be involved emottionally or not to have a long relationship. She likes for example: casual pickups. She doesn't care about money. She's mad about men!!!

    Promiscuous is a general idea.
    There's no context-independent word for this. She might be a nymphomanic; she might be a slut; she might be a woman with an active sex life. What impression do you want to give? Why do you want to describe her by her sexuality? Who are you trying to convince, and for what reason? All these things are relevant when choosing a potentially offensive word like this.

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    Default Re: How do you call this kind of woman

    For lack of a word, we often resort historical/literary allusions.
    A man can be a gigolo, a [bit of a] Don Juan/Casanova/Lothario

    No women of this sort spring to... oh yes, Moll Flanders, Nell Gwynne, Jezebel... there are loads

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    Default Re: How do you call this kind of woman

    Oh, and the question is 'What do you call this kind of woman?' Or 'How do you refer to this sort of woman'.

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    Default Re: How do you call this kind of woman

    Ok, I will explain again.

    In Portuguese we have a word for this. These kind of women is known as "Piriguete". A woman who is between a gold-digger (they are attractive to get men but not for money or gifts) and slut, tart (they have many partners, but it doesn't mean they want sex). These women are attractive (not always, could be ugly women) and they use sexy shorts. Piriguete is a offensive word (not too offensive like "tramp", "slut", "whore"), but these women call each other to "piriguete" and there is no problem.

    Some pictures of them:

    http://www.meionorte.com/imagens/201...739faf7493.jpg

    http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-t03wcEwZMj...verde33804.jpg

    http://itaberabafm.com/wp-content/up.../piriguete.jpg

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