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A slut or a prostitute.
Derogatory term for a woman or girl of Italian origin.
Male version see Putano.
No man, you don't want her she is a putana!
by putano January 09, 2004
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The most basic translation is SLUT, not necessarily a paid whore or prostitute. It is normally derisive and used to label a "loose" woman, to put it nicely. In some parts of Greece, however, it is now used as an infomal term of address not meant as an insult. Think of the term "player" in the US, except as it applies to a woman. Most, however, would take the word a severe insult equivalent to "malakas" for a man.

The word originated in Greece, but it is now commonly used in Italy, Turkey, and generally the Eastern Mediterranean.
That putana from Athens was rubbing all over him as if we weren't even married!

What's up putana?
*What* did you just call me?
by Dudas Drakaan February 28, 2011
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Italian slang for a slut or prostitute. Usually Italians cut the ending so it sounds more like putan'.
Oh my god, look at this putana over here...disgraziad!
by wingnut707 January 07, 2016
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A Russian prostitute, who works in Russia, and gets paid in foreign currency.
I want to get a prostitute.
Better get putana, though expensive, they are better. But you must have dollars.
by Lord Konstantin November 20, 2016
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