totty

n
British
a girl or women in general, seen as potential sexual partners. The word meant a prostitute or woman of easy vir-tue in the 19th century and is probably an affectionate diminutive of Dorothy. It is still a fairly common term all over Britain, particularly among working-class males and servicemen.
► a nice little tottie

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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  • totty — UK [ˈtɒtɪ] / US [ˈtɑtɪ] or tottie UK / US noun Word forms totty : singular totty plural totties British offensive a) [uncountable] an insulting word for people, especially women, who are considered sexually attractive b) [countable] an insulting… …   English dictionary

  • Totty — Tot ty, a. [OE. toti. Cf. {Totter}.] Unsteady; dizzy; tottery. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] For yet his noule [head] was totty of the must. Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Totty — f English: pet form of CHARLOTTE (SEE Charlotte), representing a rhyming variant of LOTTIE (SEE Lottie). The name was most common in the 18th and 19th centuries, like TETTY (SEE Tetty). Variant: Tottie …   First names dictionary

  • totty — ► NOUN Brit. informal ▪ girls or women collectively regarded as sexually desirable. ORIGIN from TOT(Cf. ↑tot) …   English terms dictionary

  • totty — noun /tɒti/ a) sexually attractive women considered collectively; usually connoting a connection with the . quotations: b) an individual sexually attractive woman , 2005: The mother screamed that Ali was a posh totty who held her nose up at… …   Wiktionary

  • Totty — If a chap is out looking for totty, he is looking for a nice girl to chat up. There is an Italian football player called Totti which is pronounced the same. It s really funny hearing the commentators when he gets the ball saying it s Totty for… …   The American's guide to speaking British

  • totty — British word used to describe people who are physically attractive, as if they were a commodity. Traditionally applied to women, but increasingly popularly used to describe men. Look at all the totty in this place. or That girl is top totty …   Dictionary of american slang

  • totty —    British    a prostitute    DSUE suggests it is a corruption of the name Dorothy, but it had the old meaning, of bad character:     I tyell yu bestways ave nort tu du wi she; er s nort but a totty twoad. (Hewett, 1892) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • totty — Noun. Sexually alluring female or females, also applied, these days, to males. Originally a term for a prostitute in late 1800s. E.g. There was plenty of totty at the party …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • totty — tot|ty [ˈtɔti US ˈta:ti] n [U] BrE informal not polite [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: TOT1] an offensive word used by men to refer to women who they think are sexually attractive …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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