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vixen

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noun vix·en \ˈvik-sən\

Simple Definition of vixen

  • : a female fox

  • : an angry and unpleasant woman

  • : a sexually attractive woman

Full Definition of vixen

  1. 1 :  a shrewish ill-tempered woman

  2. 2 :  a female fox

  3. 3 :  a sexually attractive woman

vix·en·ish play \-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



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