gun moll


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gun moll

n. Slang
See moll.

[Obsolete British slang gun, thief (short for slang ganef; see ganef) + moll.]

gun moll

n
slang a female criminal or a woman who associates with criminals

gun′ moll`


n.
Slang.
a female companion of a criminal.
[1905–10; gun, British argot “thief,” shortening of gonnof (see ganef)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gun moll - the girlfriend of a gangstergun moll - the girlfriend of a gangster  
criminal, crook, felon, malefactor, outlaw - someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
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