fancy woman
noun Date: 1812 a woman of questionable morals; specifically prostitute

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • fancy woman — fancy .woman n old fashioned a woman that a married man has a sexual relationship with, who is not his wife …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fancy woman — n. 1. a mistress 2. a prostitute …   English World dictionary

  • fancy woman — noun 1. a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money • Syn: ↑prostitute, ↑cocotte, ↑whore, ↑harlot, ↑bawd, ↑tart, ↑cyprian, ↑working girl, ↑sporting lady, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • fancy woman — 1. an immoral woman, esp. a man s mistress. 2. a prostitute. Also, fancy lady. [1805 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • fancy woman — fan·cy wom·an || ‚fænsɪ‚wÊŠmÉ™n adulterous woman; man s lover; prostitute …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fancy woman — noun (C) old fashioned a woman that a married man has a sexual relationship with, who is not his wife …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • fancy woman — noun informal, often derogatory a married man s mistress …   English new terms dictionary

  • fancy woman — fan′cy wom an n. 1) sex mistress 4) 2) sex prostitute Also called fan′cy la dy. Etymology: 1805–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • fancy woman — /ˈfænsi wʊmən/ (say fansee woomuhn) noun Obsolescent Colloquial a mistress …   Australian English dictionary

  • fancy woman —  Lover …   A concise dictionary of English slang

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”