Definition of promiscuous:
lite, wakeful, clean, loose, slatternly, motley, light-headed, ragtag, indiscriminate, combined, motiveless, escaped, informal, heterogeneous, cohesive, unprovoked, lewd, scant, low-cal, wanton, philandering, complementary, eclectic, piebald, assorted, comfortable, light, unrestricted, sluttish, gentle, light-colored, well-situated, faint, libertine, soft, promiscuity, Miscellaneous, kitchen-sink, calorie-free, unchaste, blowzy, easy, well-heeled, balanced, well-off, short, unclouded, idle, miscellaneous, licentious, lightsome, weak, open, well-to-do, magpie, free, liberal, womanizing, blowsy, unaccented, lax, slack, at large, tripping, clear, easygoing, abstemious, patchwork, graded, leisurely, integrated, on the loose, prosperous, varied, unaffixed, raggle-taggle, swooning, well-fixed, lightheaded.
As these manuscript lists came to be copied and re- copied, it was seen that their usefulness would be increased by putting the words and phrases into alphabetical order, whereby a particular word could be more readily found than by looking for it in a promiscuous list of some hundreds or thousands of words.- "The evolution of English lexicography", James Augustus Henry Murray.
- "Cow-Country", B. M. Bower.
- "Erema My Father's Sin", R. D. Blackmore.