mopsy

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mopsy (plural mopsies)

  1. A moppet.
  2. (obsolete) A slatternly, untidy woman.
    • 1583, P. Stubbes, The Puritan's Anatomie of Abuses:
      rich hande-kercheefes, in their handes, and sometymes laied acrosse over their shoulders and neckes, borrowed for the moste parte of their pretie Mopsies and loovyng Bessies for bussyng them in the darcke
    • 1936, Anthony Bertram, Like the Phoenix
      However, terrible as it may seem to the tall maiden sisters of J.P.'s in Queen Anne houses with walled vegetable gardens, this courtesan, strumpet, harlot, whore, punk, fille de joie, street-walker, this trollop, this trull, this baggage, this hussy, this drab, skit, rig, quean, mopsy, demirep, demimondaine, this wanton, this fornicatress, this doxy, this concubine, this frail sister, this poor Queenie--did actually solicit me, did actually say 'coming home to-night, dearie' and my soul was not blasted enough to call a policeman.

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mopsy m anim

  1. nominative plural of mops
  2. accusative plural of mops
  3. vocative plural of mops