(in music) written in a minor key; minor.
the female accomplice of a gangster
female proper name, shortened form of Molly, itself familiar for Mary. Used from c.1600 for “prostitute;” meaning “companion of a thief” is first recorded 1823. U.S. sense of “a gangster’s girlfriend” is from 1923.
[fr Molly, nickname for Mary]
[moh-ley; French maw-le] /moʊˈleɪ; French mɔˈlɛ/ noun 1. Guy [gahy;; French gee] /gaɪ;; French gi/ (Show IPA), 1905–75, French political leader.
noun 1. (The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders) a novel (1722) by Daniel Defoe.
[mol-ee] /ˈmɒl i/ noun 1. a female given name, form of or .
[mawl-yey] /ˈmɔl yeɪ/ noun, Thermodynamics. 1. a graph showing the enthalpy of a substance as a function of its entropy when some physical property of the substance, as temperature or pressure, is kept at a specified constant value.