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doxy

noun, \ˈdäk-sē\

Definition of doxy

plural doxies

  1. 1 :  floozy, prostitute

  2. 2 :  mistress 4a



Variants of doxy

also doxie play \ˈdäk-sē\

Origin of doxy

perhaps modification of obsolete Dutch docke doll, from Middle Dutch


First Known Use: 1515

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