Saturday, November 05, 2011
Definitions for quean
- An overly forward, impudent woman; shrew; hussy.
- A prostitute.
- British Dialect. A girl or young woman, especially a robust one.
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Citations for quean
I answer thee, thou art a beggar, a quean, and a bawd.
Had I had my own will, I would have had her to Bridewell, to flog the wild blood out of her—a cutty quean, to think of wearing the breeches, and not so much as married yet!