noun vix·en \ˈvik-sən\

: a female fox

: an angry and unpleasant woman

: a sexually attractive woman

Full Definition of VIXEN

:  a shrewish ill-tempered woman
:  a female fox
:  a sexually attractive woman
vix·en·ish \-s(ə-)nish\ adjective

Examples of VIXEN

  1. <why anyone puts up with that vixen's sharp tongue is beyond me>

Origin of VIXEN

Middle English (southern dialect) *vixen, alteration of Middle English fixen, from Old English fyxe, feminine of fox
First Known Use: 1590

Rhymes with VIXEN

VIXEN Defined for Kids


noun vix·en \ˈvik-sən\

Definition of VIXEN for Kids

:  a female fox


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