hussy

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noun hus·sy \ˈhə-sē, -zē\

Definition of hussy

plural

hussies

  1. 1 :  a lewd or brazen woman

  2. 2 :  a saucy or mischievous girl

Examples of hussy in a sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of hussy

alteration of Middle English huswif housewife, from hus house + wif wife, woman


First Known Use: 1505


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