What does wench mean?

Definitions for wenchwɛntʃ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word wench.

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

  5. Origin: [OE. wenche, for older wenchel a child, originally, weak, tottering; cf. AS. wencle a maid, a daughter, wencel a pupil, orphan, wincel, winclu, children, offspring, wencel weak, wancol unstable, OHG. wanchol; perhaps akin to E. wink. See Wink.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Wench

    wensh, n. a maid, damsel: a working-girl, a maid-servant: a lewd woman, a mistress, a whore.—v.i. to frequent the company of whores.—n. Wench′er, one who indulges in lewdness. [Perh. from the sing. of A.S. winclo, children, prob. wencel, weak, wancol, unstable.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wench in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wench in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Benjamin Franklin:

    After three days men grow weary of a wench, a guest, and rainy weather.

  2. William Shakespeare:

    Begin at Act II, Scene 2, line 242: Royal wench, she did lay great Caesar's sword to bed--he plowed her and she cropt.

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