Definition of Hussy

1. Noun. A woman adulterer.




Definition of Hussy

1. n. A housewife or housekeeper.

2. n. A case or bag. See Housewife, 2.

Definition of Hussy

1. Noun. (obsolete) A housewife or housekeeper. ¹

2. Noun. A cheeky or disrespectful girl; a worthless woman, a woman showing inappropriate or improper behaviour. ¹

3. Noun. (obsolete) A case or bag for needles, thread, etc. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hussy

1. a lewd woman [n -SIES]

Medical Definition of Hussy

1. 1. A housewife or housekeeper. 2. A worthless woman or girl; a forward wench; a jade; used as a term of contempt or reproach. 3. A pert girl; a frolicsome or sportive young woman; used jocosely. Origin: Contr. Fr. Huswife. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hussy

huskings
huskless
husklike
husks
husky
huso
husos
huss
hussar
hussar monkey
hussars
husses
hussies
hussif
hussifs
hussy (current term)
husting
hustings
hustle-bustle
hustle alarm
hustle and bustle
hustled
hustlers
hustles
hustling
hustlings
huswife

Literary usage of Hussy

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1. A Collection of Farces and Other Afterpieces: Which are Acted at the by Inchbald (1815)
"Have a care, hussy; there's a good pump without, we shall cool your courage for ... Oh the wicked slut 1 I'll give you cause to remember me, I will, hussy. ..."

2. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"His deeds inimitable, tike the sea That shuts still as it opes, and lea ves no tract* Nor prints of precedent for poor men's facts. hussy ..."

3. Memoirs of the Political and Private Life of James Caulfield, Earl of by Francis Hardy (1812)
"Never did the spirit of. the nation soar higher than during the splendid days of the volunteer institution; and, when hussy Burgh, alluding to some coercive ..."

4. Mary Brandegee: An Autobiography by Ellen Peck (1865)
"I never knew such a low - lived hussy." " Well," said Mrs. Berkeley, " that girl calls herself pious. If she ever goes to heaven I should prefer to go ..."

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