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Word of the Day – Doxy

By February 5, 2016Word of the Day

Doxy (n)


A lover or mistress of a married man.

A 16th century derogatory term for a woman that could also be used to describe a prostitute.

Example sentences

“She’s the mayor’s doxy, she’s got no shame that one.”

“I really feel for his wife, the way he parades his doxy around with not a thought for how it must hurt her.”

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