wench
[wɛn(t)ʃ]
NOUN
wenches (plural noun)
  1. archaic
    humorous
    a girl or young woman.
    "in the new film about Columbus, she plays the token buxom wench"
    synonyms:
    young woman · young lady · miss · lass · lassie · colleen ·
    mademoiselle · signorina · señorita · Fräulein · chick · girly · filly · bird · bint · popsy · gal · broad · dame · jane · babe · sister · sheila · Judy · frail · maid · maiden · damsel · demoiselle · wench · petticoat
  2. archaic
    a prostitute.
VERB
archaic
wenches (third person present) · wenched (past tense) · wenched (past participle) · wenching (present participle)
  1. (of a man) habitually associate with prostitutes.
    synonyms:
    use prostitutes · wench
Origin
Middle English: abbreviation of obsolete wenchel ‘child, servant, prostitute’ ; perhaps related to Old English wancol ‘unsteady, inconstant’.
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How to use wench in a sentence?
in the new film about Columbus, she plays the token buxom wench.
a draggle-tailed wench.
How to say wench in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Arabic (NOUN)فتاة, بغي
Bosnian (Latin) djevojka
Bulgarian момиче
Cantonese (Traditional) 丫頭
Catalan mossa
Chinese Simplified 丫头
Chinese Traditional 丫頭
Croatian djevojka
Czech děvče
Danish (NOUN)tøs
Estonian kaks tüdrukut
Finnish piika
French (NOUN)gueuse
German (NOUN)Weibsbild, Dirne, Frauenzimmer, Magd, Mädel
Greek υπηρέτρια
Hebrew הפרוצה
Hindi लड़की
Hungarian leányzó
Indonesian Dara
Italian (NOUN)fanciulla, sgualdrina
Japanese 若い女
Korean 처녀
Lithuanian kaimietė
Norwegian Bokmål jente
Polish dziewoja
Portuguese (NOUN)meretriz, donzela, rapariga
Querétaro Otomi moza
Romanian târfă
Russian (NOUN)девка
Serbian (Cyrillic) блуднице
Serbian (Latin) bludnice
Slovak dievča
Slovenian kmečko dekle
Spanish (NOUN)moza, muchacha, ramera
Swedish jänta
Telugu వుంచీ
Turkish hizmetçi
Ukrainian дівчисько
Urdu رنڈی
Yucatec Maya moza
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