(slang, former) A woman of low morals; specif., a prostitute.
A female lover; a mistress.
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”).