Jezebel

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noun Jez·e·bel \ˈje-zə-ˌbel\

Definition of Jezebel

  1. 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. 2 often not capitalized :  an impudent, shameless, or morally unrestrained woman

Examples of jezebel in a Sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of jezebel

Hebrew Izebhel



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