1780 Painting by John Collet - The Transmutation of Sexes
1.) An effeminate young male. 2.) 1700 British. A gay dude. The term comes from the notorious men's club, The Mollies or the Molly-house(s). It was like the bunny ranch, but for gay men. Other spellings include: Molley, Mollie, Mally or Moll.
A flirtatious coquette. She uses her feminine wile to charm the diamonds out of rabbit suckers. "Ah, the grisettes! I had almost forgotten. They are another romantic fraud...and oh, so charmingly, so delightfully immoral!"Mark Twain/ 1869 Innocents Abroad. Pictured: Infamous Madam du Barry who hussied her way into court and in the arms of King Louis XV. Portrait by: François-Hubert Drouais.
The girl men write songs about. Her flawless features will make a man croon lullabies of heartache, pain and betrayal for her beauty is timeless. 2.) She's the winner of a beauty pageant or beauty contest.