Definition of callet in US English:

callet

(also callit)

noun

derogatory
  • 1A lewd or wanton woman; a prostitute, a strumpet. Also as a general term of abuse for a woman. Now archaic and English regional (northern).

  • 2A woman given to nagging; a scold. Compare callet. Now English regional (northern).

verb

English Regional, Northern
  • no object English regional (northern). To chatter, to gossip. Now rare.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Thomas Hoccleve (c1367–1426), poet and clerk. Origin uncertain<br>early 17th century (in an earlier sense). From callet.

Pronunciation

callet

/ˈkalɪt/