Common mistake whore (wore)

Common Mistake: Whore (wore)

One common mistake that people often make when writing is confusing the words "whore" and "wore." Although they may sound similar, they have completely different meanings and usage. In this blog post, we will explore the differences between these two words and provide examples to help you understand how to use them correctly.


"Whore" is a noun that refers to a person who engages in sexual activities for money. It is a derogatory term and is considered offensive. Here is an example of the correct usage of "whore":

  • I can't believe he went to see a whore instead of spending time with his girlfriend.


On the other hand, "wore" is the simple past tense of the verb "to wear." It is used to indicate that someone had something on their body as clothing or an accessory in the past. Here is an example of the correct usage of "wore":

  • She wore a beautiful dress to the party last night.

It is important to pay attention to the context and spelling of words to avoid misunderstandings and confusion. Proofreading your work ensures that you are using the correct word in the appropriate situation. Tools like Linguix grammar checker can help you identify and correct such errors quickly and efficiently.

whore (wore) mistake examples

  • Incorrect:
    Last Sunday I whore a beautiful dress.

    Last Sunday I wore a beautiful dress.

  • Incorrect:
    Tim whore a sweatshirt yesterday.

    Tim wore a sweatshirt yesterday.

  • Correct:
    You are a whore, a liar and a thief.
  • Correct:
    I whore myself in the streets.
  • Incorrect:
    This is the skirt that I whore last week.

    This is the skirt that I wore last week.

  • Correct:
    This is the car that you whore stole from me.
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