What does molly mean?

Definitions for molly
ˈmɒl imol·ly

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word molly.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mollie, mollynoun

    popular aquarium fish


  1. mollynoun

    A woman or girl, especially of low status.

  2. mollynoun

    An effeminate male, a male homosexual.

  3. mollynoun

    A nickname or street name for pure MDMA powder.

  4. Mollynoun

    An English and Irish pet name for Mary.

  5. Mollynoun

    the purest form of ecstasy (drug)

  6. Etymology: From Molly, the personal name, a pet form of Mary.


  1. Molly

    Molly (16 Candles Down the Drain) is a song by American rock band Sponge, released in 1995 as the third single from their debut album Rotting Piñata.


  1. Molly

    Molly is a shortened term for the drug MDMA (3,4-Methylenedioxy​methamphetamine), which is a synthetic psychoactive substance primarily known for its mood-altering and euphoric effects. It is commonly used recreationally and is often associated with music festivals, parties, and club scenes. Molly typically comes in the form of capsules or tablets, and its effects include heightened sensory perception, increased energy, emotional warmth, and empathy towards others. Nevertheless, it is important to note that the use of Molly carries significant health risks and can be potentially harmful.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mollynoun

    same as Mollemoke

  2. Mollynoun

    a pet or colloquial name for Mary


  1. Molly

    Molly was a Swedish band that played a mix of Irish folk music with ska and oi!. Later they also had influences from Swedish folk music and klezmer. Because of the mix of music styles the band required a lot of different instruments and many different persons playing them so the members were many and varied. On Raj Raj the participants were Alf Vierth, Björn Eriksson, Elä Malmberg, Harald Berthelsen, Martin Linder, Rickard Elofsson, Stefan Ståhl, Svante Sörmark and Viktor Brobacke. On Mollyfied the setting was Alf, Harald, Elä, Steffe, Björn, Totte, Karin, Majje, Viktor, Rikard, Martin.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Molly

    mol′i, n. dim. of Mary: the wagtail bird.—n. Moll′ycoddle, an effeminate fellow.—Molly Maguire, one of the Ribbonmen of Ireland (1843), who perpetrated outrages by night in women's dress: one of a secret society which terrorised the coal regions of Pennsylvania (1867-77).

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    Song lyrics by molly -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by molly on the Lyrics.com website.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. MOLLY

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Molly is ranked #98982 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Molly surname appeared 183 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Molly.

    75.4% or 138 total occurrences were White.
    14.7% or 27 total occurrences were Black.
    8.2% or 15 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of molly in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of molly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of molly in a Sentence

  1. Matthew Perry:

    Sometimes things just don't work out and this is one of them, i wish Molly the best.

  2. Dodie Worm:

    We have Molly, who tends bar … and then we've got Hector, who does a lot of the groundskeeping.

  3. Molly McElenney:

    As soon as she told me about Molly McElenney Photography, I knew we had to make room for Molly McElenney Photography in the timeline because his reaction alone would betotallyworth it.

  4. David Gomez:

    Molly really took the advice to heart, she really went dark.

  5. Tina Gibson:

    With Emma, we were just so smitten to have a baby, with Molly, we're the same way. It's just kind of funny -- here we go again with another world record.

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