Slang a woman of low morals; specif., a prostitute
Origin of doxy; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps obsolete docke, rump, or archaic Dutch docke, doll
nounpl. dox·ies Archaic
- A female lover; a mistress.
- a. A woman prostitute.b. A woman who is regarded as sexually promiscuous.
Origin of doxyPerhaps from obsolete Dutch docke, doll.
Perhaps from Middle Dutch *doketje, diminutive of docke (“a doll”). Cognate with Low German dokke (“doll”), Eastern Frisian dok, dokke (“a doll”), Swedish docka (“doll, puppet”).
- (colloquial) A defined opinion.