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moll

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Pronunciation: /mɒl
 
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Definition of moll in English:

noun

informal
1A gangster’s female companion: I’d rush the money over to his moll
More example sentences
  • 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.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

early 17th century: pet form of the given name Mary.

Words that rhyme with moll

boll, Chabrol, Coll, doll, Guignol, haute école, loll, pol, poll, skol, sol, troll, vol

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