hussy


hus·sy

noun \ˈhə-sē, -zē\
plural hussies

Definition of HUSSY

1
:  a lewd or brazen woman
2
:  a saucy or mischievous girl

Examples of HUSSY

  1. <the antiquated view that any unmarried woman who lived on her own was a hussy>

Origin of HUSSY

alteration of Middle English huswif housewife, from hus house + wif wife, woman
First Known Use: 1505

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