Hussy meaning

hŭzē, hŭsē
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A woman of low morals.
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A woman considered to be brazen or promiscuous.
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(dial.) A small sewing kit.
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A saucy or impudent girl or young woman.
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The definition of a hussy is a woman with low moral standards.

An example of a hussy is a young girl who will have sex with any man who pays attention to her.

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A cheeky or disrespectful girl; a woman showing inappropriate or improper behaviour.
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An impudent girl or young woman.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of hussy - hussie, hussif

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
hussy
Plural:
hussies

Origin of hussy

  • Alteration of Middle English houswif housewife housewife

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

  • From earlier hussive, hussif, a compression of Middle English huswif (“housewife”), equivalent to house +‎ wife.

    From Wiktionary