mollycot

noun

mol·​ly·​cot
ˈmäliˌkät
dialectal, England
: one unduly concerned with housekeeping
especially : a man who takes an interest in or does housework usually performed by women

Word History

Etymology

molly entry 1 + obsolete cot man who does women's work, short for cotquean

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“Mollycot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mollycot. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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