Doxy meaning

dŏksē
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(slang, former) A woman of low morals; specif., a prostitute.
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(archaic) A sweetheart; a prostitute or a mistress.
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A female lover; a mistress.
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(colloquial) A defined opinion.
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Origin of doxy

  • Perhaps from obsolete Dutch docke doll

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • 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”).

    From Wiktionary

  • From -doxy in orthodoxy, heterodoxy etc.

    From Wiktionary