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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 ?
The Fortunes & Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders &c.
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.
Miss Moll has taken upon her to hold the sand-box,* and is so impertinent in her office that I cannot write more.
Herman Moll, and gave him my reasons for it, although he has rather chosen to follow other authors.
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.
Truly, my dear Moll Peascod would never know me in this dress.
Molls Meats (Birmingham), which trades as Molls Bacon, was established in 1970 as traditional family run catering butchers.
Sparkhill-based Molls Meats (Birmingham) Ltd, has announced its expansion plans after securing a funding package through NatWest Commercial Banking and Lombard, creating nine new jobs.
The MOLLS is a Likert-type scale, that has 20 items in 5 broad categories in the motivation orientation scale (MOS) and 18 items in 3 broad categories in the language learning strategies scale (LLSS).
Sir Alexander's comment, that constables search London for more whores named Moll than by ten other names, suggests that molls (a slang term for prostitutes) are everywhere in the city.
Rigid Corrugated Ltd, independent manufacturers of corrugated transit and point-of-sale packaging products, have won the contract to supply Birmingham-based Molls Bacon with corrugated fireboard transit cases.