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.noun
An example of a wench is a prostitute.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- a girl or young woman: now a derogatory or jocular term
- a country girl
- a female servant
- a sexually loose and immoral woman
Origin: ME wenche, contr. < wenchel, child, boy, girl, young woman < OE wencel, a child, akin to wancol, unsteady (? in reference to an infant's gait): for IE base see winch
- wencher noun
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- 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