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 ?
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.
In an era of arbitrary and unverified reviews online and off, WCCS has established a trusted baseline for hotel and resort excellence," said Moll.
Moll will assume the role in April 2017, leaving her current role as head of EuropaBio and filling the vacancy left by Richard Bergstrom, who left the organisation in September 2016.
Moll said those talks should be broad ranging, including how long the lock-up is, and what will be the seeder s liquidity rights.
v=BWHO2v5B66U) sneak peek from next week's Season 1, episode 8 of TNT's "Will," Moll calls Richard out on his romantic adventures from the previous night.