Sexual DictionaryDictionary of the F-Word


1. Both a verb and a noun for light-hearted, casual-sex activity or sexual-intercourse . See copulation for synonyms.

2. Obsolete term for a playful person, especially a woman , milder than hoyden ; it later derived to refer to a prostitute . See prostitute for synonyms.

QUOTE: Captain Francis Grose. Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue (1811): ' A forward girl , a tomrig . Grey, in his notes to Shakespeare, derives it from arompo, an animal found in South Guinea, that is a man eater .'

See Also: bedworthy, hoydon, pully hawly

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