Reverse Dictionary: PROM – PROMZ


PROMENADE – nouns
– MARINE † the sea coast or shore; a promenade by the sea; also, the country or district in immediate proximity to the coast …a1300
 
PROMINENT – adjectives
– EGREGIOUS † prominent, projecting …1578
– INTERCEDING ready to take the lead, prominent …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– PARAUNT †* apparent, prominent, distinguished …c1450
– SALIENT standing out from the rest; prominent, conspicuous …1840
– UMEST most important or prominent …1513 Sc.
prominent – nouns 
– CATBIRD SEAT a prominent or especially favourable position …1943 Amer. dial.
– SOME PUNKINS something prominent or pretentious …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
prominent – person 
– ACE a prominent individual; a big shot, the chief, the boss …1899 Amer. sl.
– BIG GUY a boss or leader; a powerful, wealthy, or prominent person; chiefly used with ‘the’ …1921
– BIG NAME a prominent, famous, important, or celebrated person, usually in the field of entertainment …Bk1975 Amer. sl.
– BIG NOB a very important, powerful person; a prominent and influential person in business, politics, etc. …1905 sl., orig. US
– BIG-TIME OPERATOR a person who is very successful, prominent, and influential in some area of business …c1940 Amer sl.
– DANDY an elegant woman; a prominent or distinguished person …1881 Sc.
– DUKE a prominent or consequential fellow; a boss; also, a tough or pugnacious fellow …1785 sl., esp. prison usage
– HEAD-BUMMER a manager; an overseer; a prominent or important person; sarcastically, and officious person …1887 Sc.
– MAIN GUY, THE a man of importance, prominence, or authority; the boss; the leader …1882 Amer. sl.
– MUCK-A-MUCK an important and prominent person …1856 US sl.
– MUCKETY-MUCK an important and prominent person …1856 US sl.
– SOME PUNKINS something or someone prominent or pretentious …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– TALL POPPY a person who has a high salary or is otherwise prominent; one who is distinguished or notable; a very important person; an influential person; a person with status; often held in contempt by others, who try to bring about this person’s downfall or ruin …1931 Aust. colloq.
– YEAR-SPINNER †* a person who has influence on the events of the year; a prominent or significant person …1605
 
PROMINENTLY – adverbs
– BULGINGLY prominently …1896
 
PROMISCUITY – nouns
– BEDHOPPING a sexually promiscuous life …1960s sl.
– HARLOTRY promiscuity; the practice or trade of prostitution …1377
 
PROMISCUOUS – adjectives
– CRACKISH of a woman: wanton, promiscuous …L17 sl.
– DAGGY cheap or trashy looking in a sexually promiscuous way …1997 US sl.
– EASY of a woman: sexually forward; hence, sexually promiscuous …1698
– FAST of a man or woman: promiscuous …18C
– FLY flirtatious or sexually promiscuous; wanton …1880 US sl.
– FRUITING living a sexually promiscuous life …M20 US Black usage
– GAME of women: promiscuous …L17 sl.
– GAMEY of women: promiscuous …L17 sl.
– HOT-BACKED † lustful, promiscuous …1607
– LIGHT of women: promiscuous …M16
– LOOSE-LEGGED wanton; sexually promiscuous …L16 sl.
– NASTY-BEHIND of a woman: promiscuous …1960s US Black sl.
– RAMPING high-spirited; promiscuous …M15
– SCALYLEG promiscuous …1960s US sl.
– SCANKY dirty, second-rate, unattractive, cheap-looking, ugly, promiscuous …1970s sl., orig. US Black
– SHANK-ASS dirty, second-rate, unattractive, cheap-looking, ugly, promiscuous …1970s sl., orig. US Black
– SHANKY dirty, second-rate, unattractive, cheap-looking, ugly, promiscuous …1970s sl., orig. US Black
– SHYST aggressive, promiscuous …2000S UK Black & teen sl.
– SKANKY dirty, second-rate, unattractive, cheap-looking, ugly, promiscuous …1975 sl., orig. US Black
– SLUTTISH sexually immoral, promiscuous, lustful …M16
– SWINGING promiscuous …1964 sl.
– TRIFLING sexually promiscuous …1924 Amer. dial. esp. Black usage
– WAGTAILED †* promiscuous, wanton …1656
promiscuous – person
– ALLEY BAT a promiscuous, careless, or slovenly woman; an immoral woman; sometimes used as a general term of abuse …1968 Amer. dial.
– ALLEY CAT a person, usually a female, of rather easygoing, or loose sexual morals; a promiscuous person …1911
– AMATEUR a sexually promiscuous young woman who is not a prostitute …1851-61 Amer. sl.
– ATHANASIAN WENCH a promiscuous young woman; a prostitute …L18 sl.
– BAG a sexually promiscuous woman; a prostitute …1867 Amer. sl.
– BANBURY a promiscuous or loose woman …1894 sl.
– BARBER’S CHAIR  a common prostitute who is used by all customers; a promiscuous woman; a drab, a prostitute, a strumpet …1621
– BAT a prostitute, esp. one who walks the streets at night; hence, a loose, dissolute or promiscuous woman …1607 colloq.
– BAT OF VENUS a prostitute, esp. one who walks the streets at night; a loose or promiscuous woman …1607 colloq.
– BEAST a homely, unattractive, ugly, or slovenly woman, esp. if sexually passionate or promiscuous …1946 US sl., chiefly college usage
– BED ATHLETE a promiscuous person …1947 sl., orig. US
– BED-BOUNDER a promiscuous person …1637 UK sl.
– BED-BUNNY a young female who will copulate with any male; a promiscuous woman …Bk2006 US sl.
– BEDDY a promiscuous girl; an attractive, sexually available young woman …Bk1989 US college sl.
– BEDROOM ATHLETE a promiscuous person …1972 sl.
– BELLY-BUMPER  a seducer, a womanizer; a whoremonger; a promiscuous man …1611
– B-GIRL any promiscuous girl or woman …1941 Amer. sl.
– BICYCLE a prostitute; a promiscuous woman …1965 sl.
– BIFF an offensive, unattractive, or promiscuous woman …1929-32 US sl., chiefly Black usage
– BIFFA, BIFFER an offensive, unattractive, or promiscuous woman …1929-32 US sl., chiefly Black usage
– BIKE (derogatory) a promiscuous woman …1945 sl., orig. Aust.
– BIRD a prostitute, a promiscuous woman …1560 UK sl.
– BIRD OF PARADISE a prostitute, a promiscuous woman …1827 UK sl.
– BIRD OF THE NIGHT a prostitute, a promiscuous woman …1610 sl.
– BIRD OF YOUTH a prostitute, a promiscuous woman …1642 UK sl.
– BIRD’S-NESTER a promiscuous man, a womanizer …L18 sl.
– BLISTER an unattractive or promiscuous woman …20C sl.
– CALLET † a lewd woman; a trull, a strumpet; a prostitute; a promiscuous woman …c1500 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– CANAL CONCH a promiscuous woman …1985 Trinidad and Tobago
– CHARITY DAME a woman who is sexually accommodating but not a prostitute, who charges a fee; she gives it away …20C sl.
– CHARITY GIRL a sexually promiscuous young woman …1940s Amer. sl.
– CHARITY MOLL a woman who is sexually accommodating but not a prostitute, who charges a fee; she gives it away …20C sl.
– CHICKEN’S HEAD a promiscuous woman …1990s US Black sl.
– CHIP a sexually promiscuous woman, esp. a prostitute …1892 Amer. sl.
– CHIPPIE, CHIPPY a sexually promiscuous woman …1886 Amer. sl.
– COOSE, COOZE, COUSE a woman, especially one who is sexually attractive or promiscuous; by extension, a prostitute …1921 US sl.
– COOSIE, COOZEY, COOZIE, COOZY a woman, usually promiscuous or unattractive; hence, a prostitute …1920s sl., chiefly US
– CUSTOMER † a promiscuous woman; a mistress …1583
– DAFFY a promiscuous woman …1893 US sl.
– DANT † a sexually loose woman; a profligate woman; a promiscuous woman; a harlot, a prostitute …a1529
– DIRTY GERTIE a nickname for a sexually forward or promiscuous woman …1928 US sl.
– DIRTY-LEG a woman of loose virtue; a lascivious or promiscuous woman; a prostitute …1962-68 US sl.
– DIRTY-NECK a woman of loose virtue; a promiscuous woman …1918 US sl.
– E.A. a promiscuous young woman …1910s sl.
– EASY GAME a sexually available woman …L19 sl.
– EASY MAKE a promiscuous or easily seducible woman …1942s US sl.
– EASY MEAT a sexually available woman …1961 UK sl.
– EASY MORT a promiscuous, forward woman …M17 sl.
– EASY RIDE a young woman who is sexually promiscuous or easily seduced …1967 US sl.
– EASY RIDER a young woman who is sexually promiscuous or easily seduced …1952 US sl.
– EASY STUFF a sexually available or promiscuous woman …1950s US sl.
– ENTHUSIASTIC AMATEUR a promiscuous young woman …1910s sl.
– FAIRY a young woman, with the possible implication of promiscuity …M17
– FANFOOT a promiscuous woman; one who openly seeks sex …1942 Amer. dial.
– FANNY RAT a sexually promiscuous man …1990s sl.
– FAT KNACKER an unattractive, promiscuous woman …1990s UK juvenile sl.
– FLAMER an admirer, a lover, a promiscuous woman …L17 sl.
– FLOOSEY, FLOOSIE, FLOOSY, FLOOZIE, FLOOZY, FLUZIE (derogatory) a wanton or promiscuous woman, a sexually loose woman …1902 sl.
– FLOSSIE a wanton or promiscuous woman, a sexually loose woman …E20 sl.
– FLURRY a promiscuous woman …2000s Aust. sl.
– FREE-FOR-ALL a promiscuous woman …M20 US sl.
– GAGGER a promiscuous woman …2003 Aust. sl.
– GAME-HEN a promiscuous woman …Bk1903 sl.
– GAME PULLET † a young prostitute, or forward or promiscuous girl in the way of becoming one …1788 UK sl.
– GAMESTER  one addicted to amorous sport; a lewd person, whether male or female; a harlot, a prostitute; a promiscuous woman …1602 UK
– GARDEN TOOL a promiscuous girl or woman .,..1990 US sl.
– GASH-GRINDER a promiscuous woman; a derogatory term for a woman …1990 US sl.
– GAY GIRL a promiscuous girl or woman; a prostitute …1838 sl.
– GERTIE a prostitute; a promiscuous woman …1929 UK sl.
– GILLIAN  a woman; esp. a young woman; a flirtatious or sexually promiscuous woman; also, a prostitute …1573
– GILLIAN-FLIRT a fickle, flirtatious, or sexually promiscuous woman or girl …1593
– GILLIVER * a term of reproach to a woman; a promiscuous, loose, or wanton woman …1757 Eng. dial.
– GLAD-TIME GIRL a promiscuous woman …1980 W. Indies
– GOER a promiscuous person; one who goes fast …1966 sl.
– GOOD-TIME CHARLOTTE a fast girl …Bk1942 US sl.
– GRUNTER a promiscuous girl …c1940 sl.
– GUTTER SLUT a sexually promiscuous woman …2003 UK sl.
– HAG an unattractive or sexually promiscuous young woman …1920s US college sl.
– HARLOT (derogatory) a promiscuous woman; an unchaste woman, a prostitute, a strumpet …1432
– HAY BAG a promiscuous woman …Bk2004 Brit. sl.
– HE-WHORE a promiscuous man …2000s sl.
– HIGHTY-TIGHTY a promiscuous girl; a wanton person …L17 sl.
– HO, HOE 1. a promiscuous or seductively dressed young woman …1950s US Black & college sl.
2. a sexually promiscuous man …1990s US Black sl.
– HOBBY HORSE a prostitute; a promiscuous woman …L16 sl.
– JAMETTE a woman widely recognized to be promiscuous …20C W. Indies sl.
– JAZZHOUND a sexually promiscuous person …1927 Amer. sl.
– LADIES’ TAILOR a womanizer; a promiscuous man …19C sl.
– LADY OF EASY VIRTUE a sexually promiscuous woman; a prostitute …1766 euphemism
– LEG a promiscuous female; one who readily engages in sexual intercourse …1977 US sl.
– LONG-EYE a promiscuous woman …20C W. Indies sl.
– LOWEY, LOWIE (derogatory) a promiscuous woman …1953 Aust. sl.
– LOW-HEEL (derogatory) a promiscuous woman …1939 Aust. sl.
– LUST DOG a passionate, promiscuous female …1975 US sl.
– LUSTY-GUTS a promiscuous man; a womanizer …L16 sl.
– LUSTY LAWRENCE a womanizer, a promiscuous man …L16 sl.
– MAMA, MAMMA, MOMMA a sexually attractive or promiscuous woman …1916 sl., orig. & chiefly US
– MARMALADE-MADAM † a promiscuous woman; a prostitute, a strumpet …1674
– MARMULET MADAM a promiscuous woman; a prostitute …L17 sl.
– MEDLAR a promiscuous woman …17C sl.
– MEDLAR TREE a promiscuous woman …17C sl.
– MINK a sexually promiscuous person; a lecher; a nymphomaniac …1940s US sl.
– MISS CUBBA a promiscuous woman …1940s W. Indies sl. 
– MOB  a wench; a slattern; a promiscuous woman; a strumpet; a prostitute …1650
– MOGGY promiscuous woman; a prostitute …1726 Amer. sl.
– MOLE a woman, esp., a promiscuous one …1965 Aust. & NZ sl.
– MOLL a promiscuous woman …1611
– MOPED a fat female; a promiscuous female …2001 US sl.
– MORMON a promiscuous man …1874 US sl.
– MORT  a sexually loose woman; a promiscuous woman or girl; a harlot, a prostitute …1567
– MOSSBACK a promiscuous girl …1982 US sl.
– MOT  a promiscuous woman or girl; a harlot, a prostitute …1773 orig. cant
– MOUNT a promiscuous woman; one who is ‘ridden’ …1980 US Black sl.
– MUTTON a promiscuous woman; a prostitute; a strumpet …1599 sl.
– NAG  a term of abuse for a person; a promiscuous woman; a woman of loose character; a prostitute  …1598 
– NIGGLER, NIGLER a promiscuous man …17C sl.
– OLD BOOT (derogatory) a sluttish, promiscuous woman, not necessarily old …M20 sl.
– OLD GRINDER a promiscuous woman …2000 UK sl.
– OLD RAM a virile and/or promiscuous man …M17 sl.
– PACK * a ‘naughty pack’; a promiscuous or licentious woman; a prostitute …1725
– PAPER DOLL a promiscuous, sexually available woman …1970s rhyming sl. for ‘moll’
– PARAFFIN LAMP a sexually promiscuous woman …2000s rhyming sl. for ‘tramp’
– PARTY GIRL a promiscuous young woman, not necessarily a prostitute; a ‘good-time girl’ …1920s sl.
– PIECE OF CHIPPY a sexually promiscuous woman. esp. a prostitute …1952 Amer. sl.
– PIG (derogatory) a female prostitute; a promiscuous or unattractive woman …1916 US
– PLAYER a promiscuous person …Bk1998 teen sl.
– PUNCH-BOARD (derogatory) a promiscuous woman …1963 sl.
– PUTA (derogatory) a promiscuous woman …1967 sl.
– RAG a promiscuous woman …1970s Aust. sl.
– RAM a virile and/or promiscuous man …M17 sl.
– RAT a promiscuous, attractive woman …1990s US college sl.
– RATTLER an amorous man; a promiscuous young woman …1830 UK sl.
​- RAVER a promiscuous (usually young) man or esp. woman …1971 sl.
– ROACH (derogatory) a promiscuous woman …1930 US sl.
– ROSSIE (derogatory) a promiscuous woman; a woman who travels or wanders about; a female Gypsy …E20 Irish
– ROUND HEELS (derogatory) a promiscuous woman …1926 sl., chiefly US
– SACK-CHASER a woman, but not a prostitute, who pursues men, bartering her sexual favours for his financial status …1990s US Black sl.
– SADDLEBAG a promiscuous woman …1990s UK juvenile sl.
– SAL SLAPPERS a prostitute or promiscuous woman …1909  costermongers’ sl. 
– SCALYLEG a promiscuous woman; a prostitute …1972 US sl.
– SCRUB (derogatory) a promiscuous woman …1900 sl.
– SCUPPER (derogatory) a promiscuous woman …1970 sl.
– SECOND-HARD DARTBOARD a sexually promiscuous woman …1982 UK sl.
– SIDEWINDER a South Asian prostitute; a promiscuous South Asian female …1997 US sl.
– SIR LANCELOT a promiscuous man; a regular user of his ‘lance’ …Brit . sl.
– SKAG a promiscuous woman …1980s sl.
– SKAMP an unattractive, dirty, and promiscuous woman …2000s US Black sl.
– SKEEZER a promiscuous woman …1980s Amer. student sl.
– SKET (derogatory) a promiscuous girl …2000s UK Black teen sl.
– SKETEL(L) a promiscuous woman, or one who is judged as such …1990s sl.
– SKETS a promiscuous woman, or one who is judged as such …1990s sl.
– SKITTLE a promiscuous woman, or one who is judged as such …1990s sl.
– SKOOCHIE a disgusting, promiscuous woman …1990s US Black & campus sl.
– SLACK a promiscuous woman …1940s W. Indies sl.
– SLAG (derogatory) a promiscuous woman …1958 sl.
– SLAPPER (derogatory) a promiscuous woman …1992 Brit. sl.
– SLEAZO a sexually promiscuous woman …1970s US sl.
– SLOOZE a promiscuous female …1976 US sl.
– SLUT (derogatory) a sexually promiscuous woman …ME
– SLUT-PUPPY 1. a promiscuous woman …1983 sl., orig. US college usage
2. a promiscuous or available man …1991 US homosexual sl.
– SNAKE a girl, esp. an ugly girl or a promiscuous girl …M20 US sl.
– SNIPER a sexually promiscuous girl of limited intellect …1982 Bahamas sl.
– SOAP women, esp. promiscuous ones or prostitutes …L19 sl.
– SPANNER a promiscuous female; a sexually provocative woman …1983 UK sl. 
– SPUNK BUCKET a promiscuous woman …Bk2004 UK sl.
– SPUNKER a promiscuous woman …Bk2004 UK sl.
– SWINGLE a promiscuous single person, esp. one in search of a sexual partner …1967 N. Amer. sl.
– TAD a wencher; a mutton-monger; a promiscuous man …Bk1916 sl. 
– TART (derogatory) a promiscuous woman …1887 sl.
– TICKLE-TOBY a promiscuous woman …L17 sl.
– TOWN BIKE a promiscuous female …1945 Aust. sl.
– TOWN PUNCH an extremely promiscuous girl or woman …1975 US sl.
– TRAMP (derogatory) a promiscuous woman …1922 sl., orig. US
– VILLAGE BIKE a promiscuous woman …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– WAGTAIL a promiscuous woman; a prostitute; occasionally, a dissolute man …1592
– WAJAN, WAJANG, WAJANK a prostitute; a promiscuous woman, esp. from the slums …20C W. Indies sl.
– WALK-UP a promiscuous woman …Bk1998 NZ sl.
– WALK-UP FUCK a promiscuous woman; a woman who is readily available for sex …1984 UK & NZ sl. 
– WARM BIT a promiscuous, sexy woman …1699 UK sl.
– WARM MEMBER a harlot or whoremonger; a promiscuous man, a philanderer …1899 US sl. 
– WATER-WAGTAIL a promiscuous woman; a prostitute; occasionally, a dissolute man …L16 sl.
– YATTY (derogatory) a promiscuous girl, a prostitute …2000s UK Black sl.
– YENTZER a promiscuous person; a man or woman who copulates frequently or obsessively …Bk1982 
– ZIPPER a promiscuous woman …1920s sl.
promiscuous –  verbs
– ALLEYCAT to behave in a sexually promiscuous manner …1937 sl., orig. US
– BEDHOP to live a sexually promiscuous life …1960s sl.
– CHIPPY to be sexually promiscuous or unfaithful; also, to whore …1930 Amer. sl.
– CHIPPY AROUND to be sexually promiscuous …M20 US sl.
– DO THE DIRTIES to act promiscuously; to engage in copulation …1968 US college sl.
– RAMP † to behave licentiously; to go about in a loose, immodest way; to act in a promiscuous manner; to work as a prostitute …1530
– RANGE of either sex: to live promiscuously …L16 UK criminals’ sl.
– SCREW AROUND to behave promiscuously …1939 sl., orig. US
– SCUTZ AROUND to be sexually promiscuous; to coit …M20 US sl.
– SLEEP AROUND to behave promiscuously …1928 sl., orig. US
– WAG of a woman: to act in a promiscuous manner; to be a prostitute …L17 sl.
– WAG ONE’S TAIL of a woman: to act in a promiscuous manner; to be a prostitute …L17 sl.
promiscuous – phrases 
– BANGS LIKE A DUNNY DOOR IN A GALE a crude description of a promiscuous woman …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– HAD MORE PRICKS THAN A SECOND-HAND DARTBOARD used of a sexually promiscuous woman …1982 UK sl.
 
PROMISE – adjectives
– FAITHED † of a promise: given on one’s faith or word of honour …1553
– PROMISSIVE making or implying a promise; promissory …a1635
promise – nouns 
– BACK-THRAWS a drawing back from a promise …1923 Sc.
– BAND an agreement or promise, binding on him who makes it; now ‘bond’ …a1440 arch.
– BEHEST † a vow, a promise …a1200
– BEHETE † a promise, a vow …c1460
– BEHETING † promise, promising …1303
– BEHIGHT † a promise …c1400
– BEHOTE † a promise …c1000
– BEHOTING † promising, promise …c1300
– BEOT † a promise, a vow, a threat, a boast …a1000
– FAY † promise, assurance …a1300 obs. or arch.
– HARSTONE-TALK boastful talk, promises made at night and not intended to be kept in the morning …Bk1902 Eng. dial.  
– JAWBONE empty talk; a promise or claim, esp. one that is exaggerated or unrealistic …1898 Amer. dial.
– KATH a promise, usually in the context of paying back a loan …1910s US sl.
– KATHLEEN MAVOURNEEN a promise, usually in the context of paying back a loan …1910s US sl.
– MIDWAY BONUS an extravagant, empty promise …1981 US circus and carnival usage
– P a promise (to deliver something) …1990s UK Black sl.
– QUIDE †* a promise …c1250
– SCRAP OF PAPER a broken promise, treaty, or pledge …Amer. World War I sl.
– SHOW a prospect, chance, promise; an opportunity, opening …1856 Amer. dial.
– SHOWING a prospect, chance, promise; an opportunity, opening …1884  Amer. dial.
promise – person
– BEHEETER, BEHETER † a promiser …1382
– BEHIGHTER †* a promiser …c1475
– OBLIGEE  one who undertakes an obligation – one who promises or vows …1590
– SANCTIONER one who sanctions; one who permits; one who promises or vows …1846
promise – verbs 
– BEHEST † to vow, to promise …c1175
– BEHIGHT † to vow, to promise …a1000
– BENAME † to declare or utter solemnly or on oath; to promise with an oath …c1000
– BESPEAK † to promise …c1320
– EFFECT † to fulfil a promise …c1590
– FANG † to promise, to resolve, to undertake …c1175
– GAGE † to bind as by a formal promise …1489
– HYPE to promise more than one can deliver …1960s Amer. sl.
– NUNCUPATE † to express a vow in words, to announce or declare a promise …1606 obs.
– POLLICITATE † to promise …1657
– QUETHE †* to promise …c1250
– TALK THAT TALK to chatter inconsequentially; to make empty promises …1930s US Black sl.
– THREATEN to intend, to purpose; to promise …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– TO-BREAK † to break a promise, commandment, etc. …a1067
– WAT to pledge, to promise …1887 Sc.
 
PROMISED – adjectives
– BEHIGHTED † promised …1571
– BEHOTEN † promised …c1200
 
PROMISING – nouns
– BEHETING † promise, promising …1303
– BEHOTING † promising, promise …c1300
 
PROMISINGLY – adverbs
– FAIR † with good promise; promisingly, auspiciously, favourably, prosperously …1154
 
PROMISSORY NOTE – nouns
– PAPER any form of money order, IOU, promissory note or financial document other than actual cash …L18 sl.
– PAPERS any form of money order, IOU, promissory note or financial document other than actual cash …L18 sl.
 
PROMONTORY – nouns
– NASE a promontory or headland, a ness …1774
– NAZE a promontory or headland, a ness …1774
– NESS a promontory, headland, or cape …956
– ODD a small point of land or promontory …1897 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SCAW an isthmus or promontory …Bk1904 Sc.
– SKAW an isthmus or promontory …Bk1904 Sc.
 
PROMOTE – adjectives
– ADVANCIVE tending to advance or promote …1847
promote – verbs 
– ADMOVE † to promote, to advance .,..1839
– BEAT THE DRUM FOR to promote or support someone or something …Bk2006 US sl.
– FLOG to promote, hype, or support something; to try to sell something aggressively …Bk2006 US sl.
– GAG to persuade, to boost, to promote …L19 sl.
– HEARTEN † to strengthen, to help on, to further, to promote …1615
– HUSTLE to sell or serve goods, esp. in an aggressive, pushing manner; to promote …1887 Amer. sl.
– KICK UPSTAIRS to promote to a senior but less important job …c1697 sl.
– SUBSERVE to be instrumental in furthering or assisting a purpose, object, action, etc; to promote or assist by supplying an instrument or means …1677
– UP to improve, to boost; to promote …1950s sl., orig. US
 
PROMOTING – nouns
– PROGRAM a promoting something for one’s personal benefit …1960s Amer. sl.
 
PROMOTION – verbs
– GET A HACKIE UP to get promotion, to be advanced in status …1956 Sc.
– GET A HACK UP to get promotion, to be advanced in status …1956 Sc.
 
PROMOTIONAL – adjectives
– PROMO promotional …1963 US sl.
 
PROMPT – adjectives
– GAINSOME † ready, prompt …1626 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– HIEFUL † speedy, hasty, hurried, quick, prompt …a1225
– RAD † quick, hasty, speedy; active, prompt, ready, dexterous; eager, elated …a700 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– RATHE quick in action, speedy, prompt; eager, earnest, vehement …c900 Eng. dial. & poetic
– SPACK † of a person: quick, prompt, ready …ME obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– SUDDEN † 1. performed or taking place without delay; speedy; prompt, immediate …a1375 obs. exc. of death
 2. of persons: swift in action, quick to perform, prompt, expeditious …1591
– TALL †* quick, prompt, ready, active …1530-1600
– YEVER † eager, quick, prompt …c1400 obs. exc. Sc.
prompt – person 
– CHARLIE-ON-THE-SPOT a reliable, prompt, or punctual person …1835 Amer. dial.
prompt – verbs 
– HEARKEN IN to prompt secretly …Bk1902 Sc.
– SUGGER †* to prompt, to suggest …1502
– TAKE TIME BY THE TOP † to seize one’s opportunity, to act promptly …Bk1926
– TICKLE † to stir up, to incite, to provoke; to prompt or impel to do something …1532
 
PROMPTING – nouns
– SUGGESTION † prompting or incitement to evil; an instance of this, a temptation of the evil one …a1340
 
PROMPTLY – adverbs
– AT THE DROP OF A HAT promptly, without hesitation …colloq.
– IN A FLEA’S LEAP in next to no time; promptly, immediately …B1900
– LIKE SHIT OFF A SHOVEL extremely fast, swift, prompt …1998 UK sl.
– ON THE NAIL promptly; straightaway; immediately …1596
– RADLY † quickly, promptly, without delay, soon …c888
– RATHE † denoting rapidity in the performance or completion of an action; quickly, rapidly, swiftly, esp. without delay, promptly, soon …c825
– SUDDENLY † without delay, forthwith, promptly, immediately, directly, at once …c1330
– TIGHTLY promptly, quickly; actively, smartly …1873 Sc.
– WITH A SISERARY † with a vengeance; suddenly, promptly …1607
– WITH A WET FINGER † readily, without hesitation, promptly …1583
– YARE † quickly, without delay, promptly, immediately, soon …c1250
– YARELY quickly, promptly, nimbly, briskly, diligently, eagerly …a900 arch.
– YEPLY † quickly, briskly; promptly, without delay …a1300