Definition of moll in English:


Syllabification: moll
Pronunciation: /mäl


  • 1 (also gun moll) A gangster’s female companion.
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    • This is no great film, but to treat it like some made-for-TV biopic of an unknown Midwestern gangster and his ditzy moll is itself a crime.
    • This is beamed particularly at the over 25 age group and merrymakers should dress as the favourite infamous gangsters and molls from the movies.
    • In Drexler's hothouse world of boxers, gangsters and abused molls, women have to fight back.
  • 2A prostitute.
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    • She was wall to wall M&S, wall to wall company moll.
    • The flight from Joplin turns into a shouting match between Bonnie and Blanche, as moll and preacher's daughter collide.
    • Every day, the girls are haranguing her about her sexual exploits; talking about her as a slut, as a moll, somebody who sleeps with anybody.


early 17th century: nickname for the given name Mary.

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