Promiscuous Pro*mis"cu*ous, a. [L. promiscuus; pro before, in place of, for + miscere to mix. See {Mix}. ] [1913 Webster] 1. Consisting of individuals united in a body or mass without order; mingled; confused; undistinguished; as, a promiscuous crowd or mass. [1913 Webster]

A wild, where weeds and flowers promiscuous shoot. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

2. Distributed or applied without order or discrimination; not restricted to an individual; common; indiscriminate; as, promiscuous love or intercourse. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.