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Meaning of HUSSY

Pronunciation:  'husee

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a woman adulterer

HUSSY is a 5 letter word that starts with H.


 Synonyms: adulteress, fornicatress, jade, loose woman, slut, strumpet
 See Also: adulterer, fornicator



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Hus"sy\, n. [Contr. fr. huswife.]
    1. A housewife or housekeeper. [Obs.]
    2. A worthless woman or girl; a forward wench; a jade; --
       used as a term of contempt or reproach. --Grew.
    3. A pert girl; a frolicsome or sportive young woman; -- used
       jocosely. --Goldsmith.
  2. \Hus"sy\, n. [From Icel. h?si a case, prob. fr. h?s house.
    See {House}, and cf. {Housewife} a bag, {Huswife} a bag.]
    A case or bag. See {Housewife}, 2.
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