1. an impudent or immoral girl or woman 2. the original late Middle English sense was ‘housewife’, of which the word is a contraction.
Note: Source - The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable | 2006 | ELIZABETH KNOWLES
1. She was labeled a "hussy" for taking all the liberties of her male counterparts - not the least of which was the right to vote. 2. The hussy kept her kitchen as neat as a pin.