moll


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moll

 (mŏl)
n. Slang
1. A girlfriend of a gunman or gangster. Also called gun moll.
2. A woman prostitute.

[Probably from the name Moll, nickname for Mary.]

moll

(mɒl)
n
1. the female accomplice of a gangster
2. a prostitute
[C17: from Moll, familiar form of Mary]

moll

(mɒl)

n. Slang.
2. a casual female companion; girlfriend.
3. Archaic. a prostitute.
[generic use of the given name Moll]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.moll - the girlfriend of a gangstermoll - the girlfriend of a gangster  
criminal, crook, felon, malefactor, outlaw - someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime

moll

noun
Slang. A woman who engages in sexual intercourse for payment:
Slang: hooker.
Idioms: lady of easy virtue, lady of pleasure, lady of the night.
Translations

moll

[mɒl] N gangster's mollcompañera f de gángster

moll

n (inf)Gangsterbraut f (inf)
References in classic literature ?
Then let us whisper it, that you may start at once out of the oaken chair, which really seems to be enchanted, like the one in Comus, or that in which Moll Pitcher imprisoned your own grandfather.
Herman Moll, and gave him my reasons for it, although he has rather chosen to follow other authors.
Truly, my dear Moll Peascod would never know me in this dress.
Miss Moll has taken upon her to hold the sand-box,* and is so impertinent in her office that I cannot write more.
A country fellow, scratching his head, answered him: "I don't know, measter, un't I; an't please your honour, here hath been a vight, I think, between Goody Brown and Moll Seagrim.
Upon which, forgetting the sex of Goody Brown, or perhaps not knowing it in his rage--for, in reality, she had no feminine appearance but a petticoat, which he might not observe--he gave her a lash or two with his horsewhip; and then flying at the mob, who were all accused by Moll, he dealt his blows so profusely on all sides, that unless I would again invoke the muse (which the good-natured reader may think a little too hard upon her, as she hath so lately been violently sweated), it would be impossible for me to recount the horse-whipping of that day.
The Fortunes & Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders &c.
The new role will see Moll reporting to Franck Bruel, Sonepar CEO, and serving as a member of Sonepar's Executive Committee.
At one point, Moll decides to go north because she had heard that the cost of living is so cheap.
Despite evidence showing the unreasonable risk of harm to babies exposed to Zofran prenatally, GSK continued to promote to obstetrics and gynecology healthcare practitioners, among others, that Zofran is a safe treatment alternative for morning sickness in pregnant women," Moll said.
Moll is drawn into a plot to fool Sir Alex Wengrave after he threatens to disinherit his son Sebastian if he marries his true love Mary Fitzallard.
Moll is based on the real-life character of Mary Frith, a notorious pickpocket, who wore men's clothes, smoked a pipe and swore when she felt like it.