hussy

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hus·sy

 (hŭz′ē, hŭs′ē)
n. pl. hus·sies
1. A woman considered to be brazen or promiscuous.
2. A saucy or impudent girl or young woman.

[Alteration of Middle English houswif, housewife; see housewife.]

hussy

(ˈhʌsɪ; -zɪ)
n, pl -sies
1. a shameless or promiscuous woman
2. dialect a folder for needles, thread, etc
[C16 (in the sense: housewife): from hussif housewife]

hus•sy

(ˈhʌs i, ˈhʌz i)

n., pl. -sies.
1. a brazen or disreputable woman.
2. a mischievous or impudent girl.
[1520–30; earlier hussive housewife]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hussy - a woman adultererhussy - a woman adulterer      
adulterer, fornicator - someone who commits adultery or fornication

hussy

noun (Old-fashioned) slut, tart (informal), strumpet, baggage (informal, old-fashioned), tramp (slang), jade, wanton, minx, wench (archaic), slapper (Brit. slang), scrubber (Brit. & Austral. slang), trollop, floozy (slang), quean (archaic) Are you going to sunbathe naked? You wanton hussy!

hussy

noun
A vulgar promiscuous woman who flouts propriety:
Slang: floozy.
Translations

hussy

[ˈhʌsɪ] Nfresca f
she's a little hussyes una fresca

hussy

[ˈhʌsi] n (humorous)dévergondée f

hussy

n (= pert girl)Fratz m (inf), → (freche) Göre (inf); (= whorish woman)Flittchen nt (pej); a brazen or wanton hussyein schamloses Flittchen
References in classic literature ?
You've disgraced yourself like the lowest of hussies.
The hussies were got up to resemble the music-hall artiste or the dancer who enjoyed notoriety at the moment; their eyes were heavy with black and their cheeks impudently scarlet.
the hair which is not on the heads of your hussies one finds in your omelettes.
I fooled them in this way for three years without their finding it out, but as time wore on and I was now in my fourth year, in the waning of moons, and many days had been accomplished, those good for nothing hussies my maids betrayed me to the suitors, who broke in upon me and caught me; they were very angry with me, so I was forced to finish my work whether I would or no.
Nor, again, do I like having my feet washed; I shall not let any of the young hussies about your house touch my feet; but, if you have any old and respectable woman who has gone through as much trouble as I have, I will allow her to wash them.
Career: Lucker made her TV debut in 1996's Brazen Hussies, and later that year appeared in Coronation Street.
Career Lucker made her TV debut in 1996's Brazen Hussies, and later that year appeared in Coronation Street.
Murder and mayhem in Oxford CORPSES popping up all over Oxford, old feuds resurfacing and hussies trying to steal Robbie's broken heart.
Male characters are largely misogynist jerks while their female companions divide neatly into sensible girls and brazen hussies who are incapable of keeping their breasts covered.
Male characters are largely misogynist jerks while their female companions divide neatly into sensible girls and hussies incapable of keeping their breasts covered.
I would be worried if my husband or son were teachers and had to deal with these little hussies.
Luckily for Katie, Chas has form for seeing off shameless hussies and helps to give Jo the welcome she deserves.