minx

noun \ ˈmiŋ(k)s \

Definition of minx

1 :a pert girl
2 :a wanton woman

Examples of minx in a Sentence

  1. a blond actress who was usually typecast as the minx in melodramas

Origin and Etymology of minx

origin unknown

minx Synonyms

Synonyms
bimbo [slang], chippie (also chippy), doxy (also doxie), fancy woman, hoochie [slang], hussy, Jezebel, floozy, quean, slut, tramp, trollop, wench, whore
Related Words
siren, temptress, vamp; grisette, harlot, prostitute, trull

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minx

noun

Definition of minx for English Language Learners

  • : a sexually attractive and playful woman who often causes trouble


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