American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Slang A woman companion of a gunman or gangster.
- n. Slang A woman prostitute.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A familiar form of feminine name
- n. [l. c] A female companion not bound by ties of marriage, but often a life-mate: a word in common use among navvies, costermongers, and the like.
- In music, minor: as, C moll, or C minor.
- adj. music, obsolete minor; in the minor mode
- n. A female companion of a gangster, especially a former or current prostitute.
- n. A prostitute or woman with loose sexual morals.
- n. Australia, New Zealand, slang, pejorative Bitch, slut; an insulting epithet applied to a female.
- n. Australia, New Zealand, slang A girlfriend of a bikie.
- n. Australia, New Zealand, slang A girlfriend of a surfie; blends with pejorative sense.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Mus.) Minor; in the minor mode.
- n. the girlfriend of a gangster
- From Moll, an archaic nickname for Mary (see also Molly). (Wiktionary)
- Probably from the name Moll, nickname for Mary. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“If I am not mistaken, the word moll is a well-rooted native word in English going back at least as far as Daniel Defoe's Moll Flanders.”
“It would be easy to wonder: is this what modern "moll"-ism looks like – cancelling Facebook, stopping Tweeting, stifling the modern confessional urge, to stand by your man, even if he isn't your man any more?”
“As Cobb crafts and executes his scheme, issues surface involving a beautiful woman named Mal (Marion Cotillard), whose name is pronounced "moll" and whose smoky, seductive beauty indeed suggests a classic femme fatale of yore.”
“I remained in New Zealand about fourteen years, and since I came home I have never had a day's luck; I went on the 'cross, 'and got four years; after I had finished that bit, I went and lived with a' moll 'I knew, and spent all my money.”
“But Detectives Burke and Duvaney ascertain from one of their "stool pigeons" that Michael Ribbs, alias Padlock Mike, is in funds -- that he and his "moll," who may be his wife or his mistress, are enjoying the fruits of Mike's labors.”
““The moll is a beauty; she is well informed, and stands by her mates, and a first-rate hand.”
“The moll is a beauty; she is well informed, and stands by her mates, and a first-rate hand.”
“I got to play a Mossad agent, a Southern belle and Salome," says the 30-year-old actress, adding that she "just played a gun moll from Chicago" in an upcoming Prohibition-era film.”
“Grahame appears as the moll of a local crime boss, while William Bendix also co-stars as an undercover cop.”
“Tree" is only the director's fifth feature film release since his resounding 1973 debut with "Badlands," starring Martin Sheen on a murder spree with his moll, played by Sissy Spacek.”
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