Definition of hussy
1 : a lewd or brazen woman
2 : a saucy or mischievous girl
Examples of hussy in a Sentence
the antiquated view that any unmarried woman who lived on her own was a hussy
Recent Examples of hussy from the Web
Eliza has disappeared into the rust and sweat miasma of an Unhallowed Metropolis party, leaving her Erratic Thoughts post for this week undone, the brazen hussy.
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Origin and Etymology of hussy
alteration of Middle English huswif housewife, from hus house + wif wife, woman
First Known Use: 1505See Words from the same year
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