fancy woman


: a woman of questionable morals
specifically : prostitute

Examples of fancy woman in a Sentence

in those days a woman who acted on stage was often thought of as a fancy woman

Word History

First Known Use

1812, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fancy woman was in 1812

Dictionary Entries Near fancy woman

Cite this Entry

“Fancy woman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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