- The definition of a wench is an offensive term used to refer to a young girl or a woman or to refer to a prostitute.
An example of a wench is a prostitute.
wench definition by Webster's New World
- a girl or young woman: now a derogatory or jocular term
- a country girl
- a female servant
- a sexually loose and immoral woman
Origin: Middle English wenche, contr. ; from wenchel, child, boy, girl, young woman ; from Old English wencel, a child, akin to wancol, unsteady (? in reference to an infant's gait): for Indo-European base see winch
- wencher noun
wench definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A young woman or girl, especially a peasant girl.
- A woman servant.
- A wanton woman.
Origin: Middle English, short for wenchel, child, from Old English wencel.
- wenchˈer noun