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doxy

noun \ˈdäk-sē\
plural dox·ies

Definition of DOXY

2
:  mistress 4a

Variants of DOXY

doxy also dox·ie \ˈdäk-sē\

Examples of DOXY

  1. <before gentrification the city's waterfront was known for sleazy dives that were frequented by hell-raising sailors and drunken doxies>
  2. <he'll never leave his wife and kids for that low-rent doxy>

Origin of DOXY

perhaps modification of obsolete Dutch docke doll, from Middle Dutch
First Known Use: 1515

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