wanton+girl

  • 1 wanton —    Used as both a vocative in its own right, and a vocative element, in Girl with Green Eyes, by Edna O’Brien. The longer expression is ‘you soft, daft, wanton thing’. ‘Wanton’ here suggests slightly improper amorousness …

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  • 2 wanton — adj 1. malicious, spiteful, vicious, cruel, malevolent; unjustifiable, groundless, needless, unnecessary; unmotivated, uncalled for, unprovoked, gratuitous. 2. deliberate, willful, calculated; headstrong, fro ward, perverse, contrary, refractory …

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  • 3 huene — wanton girl. St Kath. 97. AS. hunel …

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  • 4 gigolo — 1922, from Fr. gigolo, formed as a masc. of gigole tall, thin woman; dancing girl; prostitute, perhaps from verb gigoter to move the shanks, hop, from gigue shank, also fiddle, of Germanic origin. This is perhaps the same word that was borrowed… …

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  • 5 minx — (n.) 1540s, mynx pet dog, later a young, pert, wanton girl [Johnson] (1590s), of uncertain origin, perhaps a shortening of minikin girl, woman, from M.Du. minnekijn darling, beloved, from minne love (see MINNESINGER (Cf. minnesinger)) + kijn,… …

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  • 6 minx — n. 1. See mink. 2. Hussy, jade, quean, baggage, pert girl, wanton girl. 3. She puppy …

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  • 7 gillflirt — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: gill (VI) + flirt archaic : a giddy or shameless girl * * * gillˈflirt or jillˈflirt noun (archaic) A wanton girl • • • Main Entry: ↑ …

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  • 8 Gig — Gig, n. [OE. gigge. Cf. {Giglot}.] A playful or wanton girl; a giglot. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 Gill — Gill, n. [Abbrev. from Gillian.] 1. A young woman; a sweetheart; a flirting or wanton girl. Each Jack with his Gill. B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) The ground ivy ({Nepeta Glechoma}); called also {gill over the ground}, and other like names …

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  • 10 Gill ale — Gill Gill, n. [Abbrev. from Gillian.] 1. A young woman; a sweetheart; a flirting or wanton girl. Each Jack with his Gill. B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) The ground ivy ({Nepeta Glechoma}); called also {gill over the ground}, and other like… …

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  • 11 gill over the ground — Gill Gill, n. [Abbrev. from Gillian.] 1. A young woman; a sweetheart; a flirting or wanton girl. Each Jack with his Gill. B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) The ground ivy ({Nepeta Glechoma}); called also {gill over the ground}, and other like… …

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  • 12 Jill-flirt — n. A light, giddy, or wanton girl or woman. See {Gill flirt}. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 13 Minx — (m[i^][ng]ks), n. [Prob. of Low German origin; cf. LG. minsk wench, jade, hussy, D. mensch; prop. the same word as D. & G. mensch man, human being, OHG. mennisco, AS. mennisc, fr. man. See {Man}.] 1. A pert or a wanton girl. Shak. [1913 Webster]… …

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  • 14 Nepeta Glechoma — Gill Gill, n. [Abbrev. from Gillian.] 1. A young woman; a sweetheart; a flirting or wanton girl. Each Jack with his Gill. B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) The ground ivy ({Nepeta Glechoma}); called also {gill over the ground}, and other like… …

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  • 15 Skit — Skit, n. 1. A reflection; a jeer or gibe; a sally; a brief satire; a squib. Tooke. [1913 Webster] A similar vein satire upon the emptiness of writers is given in his Tritical Essay upon the Faculties of the Human Mind; but that is a mere skit… …

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  • 16 Tomrig — Tom rig , n. [Tom (see {Tomboy}) + rig.)] A rude, wild, wanton girl; a hoiden; a tomboy. Dennis. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 17 Muirchertach Ua Briain — Muircheartach Ua Briain (old spelling: Muirchertach Ua Briain) (c. 1050 – c. 10 March 1119), son of Toirdelbach Ua Briain and great grandson of Brian Bóruma, was King of Munster and later self declared High King of Ireland. Contents 1 Background… …

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  • 18 skit — 1570s, a vain, frivolous, or wanton girl (originally Scottish, now archaic), related to verb meaning to shy or be skittish, perhaps from O.N. skjuta to shoot (see SKITTISH (Cf. skittish)). Sense shifted to a satirical remark or reflection (1727) …

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  • 19 filly — n. 1. Female colt, mare foal. 2. Young mare. 3. Wanton girl, wayward piece …

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  • 20 gill — n. 1. Quarter of a pint. 2. (Bot.) Alehoof, haymaids, ground ivy (Nepeta glechoma). 3. Sweetheart, dolly, doxy, wanton girl …

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