Definitions for wenchwɛntʃ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a girl or young woman.

    Category: Sexuality

  2. Archaic. a strumpet.

    Category: Sexuality

  3. (v.i.)to associate, esp. habitually, with promiscuous women.

    Category: Sexuality

Origin of wench:

1250–1300; ME, shortening of wenchel, OE wencel child, akin to wancol tottering


Princeton's WordNet

  1. dame, doll, wench, skirt, chick, bird(verb)

    informal terms for a (young) woman

  2. wench(verb)

    frequent prostitutes


  1. wench(Noun)

    A young woman, especially a servant.

  2. wench(Noun)

    A promiscuous woman.

  3. wench(Verb)

    To frequent prostitutes; to womanize.

  4. Origin: wenche, short for wenchel child, from wencel; akin to wankōn

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wench(noun)

    a young woman; a girl; a maiden

  2. Wench(noun)

    a low, vicious young woman; a drab; a strumpet

  3. Wench(noun)

    a colored woman; a negress

  4. Wench(verb)

    to frequent the company of wenches, or women of ill fame

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