variants or less commonly doxie
plural doxies

Word History


perhaps modification of obsolete Dutch docke doll, from Middle Dutch

First Known Use

1515, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of doxy was in 1515

Dictionary Entries Near doxy

Cite this Entry

“Doxy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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