Jezebel

noun
Jez·e·bel | \ˈje-zə-ˌbel \

Definition of Jezebel 

1 : the Phoenician wife of Ahab who according to the account in I and II Kings pressed the cult of Baal on the Israelite kingdom but was finally killed in accordance with Elijah's prophecy

2 often not capitalized : an impudent, shameless, or morally unrestrained woman

Examples of Jezebel in a Sentence

as far as the family matriarch was concerned, her son's fiancée was a gold digger and a Jezebel

First Known Use of Jezebel

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Jezebel

Hebrew Izebhel

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