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Definition of hussy noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

hussy

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈhʌsi//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhʌsi//
 
(pl. hussies) (old-fashioned, disapproving)
 
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a girl or woman who behaves in a way that is considered shocking or morally wrong You shameless hussy! Word Origin late Middle English: contraction of housewife (the original sense); the current sense dates from the mid 17th cent.
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