How has the word hussy changed?
the pronunciation shifted to match the spelling. The sense gradually broadened colloquially to mean “any woman or girl.” By 1650 the word was especially applied to “a woman or girl who shows casual or improper behavior” (short for pert hussy, etc.), and it had lost all but its derogatory sense by mid-18c.
What does hussy mean in the UK?
(ˈhʌsɪ , -zɪ) nounWord forms: plural -sies. 1. derogatory. a promiscuous woman.
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What Jezebel means?
1 : the Phoenician wife of Ahab who according to the account in I and II Kings pressed the cult of Baal on the Israelite kingdom but was finally killed in accordance with Elijah’s prophecy. 2 often not capitalized : an impudent, shameless, or morally unrestrained woman.