Examples of femme fatale in a Sentence
an actress who was often cast as cynical, sexy femmes fatales
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Villanelle is a practical, physical assassin, never resorting to the classic tropes of a femme fatale who uses seduction as a weapon.
There’s a sultry femme fatale, leading our protagonist into moral dissolution.
Kate Hudson, long a femme fatale, dazzled in scarlet velvet.
One of Jane's greatest triumphs is its ability to inject rich Hispanic culture from decades past into a present-day plot line — letting its regularly type-A heroine play femme fatale in a fantasy world.
His story about playing chess with his double and sending a femme fatale to the other Earth to manipulate him (ultimately driving him mad) doesn’t pass the smell test frankly.
What if Georgie’s not really in love with Alex, but just using him all along, a la a femme fatale?
She is portrayed as both a femme fatale/Antichrist figure and an avatar of gender equality and female empowerment, in a patriarchal, puritanical society.
Brachfeld is appealing as the innocent heroine turned unlikely femme fatale, but most of the rest of the ensemble are unconvincing.
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Origin and Etymology of femme fatale
First Known Use: 1912See Words from the same year
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Definition of femme fatale for English Language Learners
: a very attractive woman who causes trouble or unhappiness for the men who become involved with her
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