Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “moll”


noun [C]     /mɒl/ US  /mɑːl/
US slang a female companion of a gangster (= violent criminal)Helpers and accomplicesPeople who help or serve people professionallyGangsters, thugs and criminal organizations Australian English a female companion of a member of a group of people who ride motorcycles or surf togetherRomantic and sexual partners
(Definition of moll noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of moll

Word of the Day


willing to give money, help, kindness, etc., especially more than is usual or expected

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More