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hussy

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Noun
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hus=sy

CIDE DICTIONARY

hussyn. [Contr. fr. huswife.].
  •  A housewife or housekeeper.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A worthless woman or girl; a forward wench; a jade; -- used as a term of contempt or reproach.  Grew.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A pert girl; a frolicsome or sportive young woman; -- used jocosely.  Goldsmith.  [1913 Webster]
hussyn. [From Icel. hsi a case, prob. fr. hs house. See House, and cf. Housewife a bag, Huswife a bag.].
     A case or bag. See Housewife, 2.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

hussy, n. (pl. -ies) derog. an impudent or immoral girl or woman.

Etymology
phonetic reduction of HOUSEWIFE (the orig. sense)

THESAURUS

hussy

Jezebel, bad woman, baggage, bitch, boldface, brazenface, broad, chippy, chutzpanik, clitoromaniac, cocotte, drab, easy lay, easy woman, floozy, frail sister, grisette, harridan, hysteromaniac, jade, jezebel, loose woman, malapert, minx, nymphet, nympho, nymphomaniac, pickup, pup, puppy, quean, saucebox, slattern, slut, smart aleck, smart-ass, smarty, smarty-pants, snip, strumpet, swaggerer, tart, tramp, trollop, trull, upstart, uteromaniac, wanton, wench, whippersnapper, whore, wise guy, wise-ass

ROGET THESAURUS

hussy

Libertine

N libertine, voluptuary, rake, debauchee, loose fish, rip, rakehell, fast man, intrigant, gallant, seducer, fornicator, lecher, satyr, goat, whoremonger, paillard, adulterer, gay deceiver, Lothario, Don Juan, Bluebeard, chartered libertine, adulteress, advoutress, courtesan, prostitute, strumpet, harlot, whore, punk, fille de joie, woman, woman of the town, streetwalker, Cyprian, miss, piece, frail sisterhood, demirep, wench, trollop, trull, baggage, hussy, drab, bitch, jade, skit, rig, quean, mopsy, slut, minx, harridan, unfortunate, unfortunate female, unfortunate woman, woman of easy virtue, wanton, fornicatress, Jezebel, Messalina, Delilah, Thais, Phryne, Aspasia, Lais, lorette, cocotte, petite dame, grisette, demimonde, chippy, sapphist, spiritual wife, white slave, concubine, mistress, doxy, chere amie, bona roba, pimp, procurer, pander, pandar, bawd, conciliatrix, procuress, mackerel, wittol.


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