minx

noun
\ ˈmiŋ(k)s How to pronounce minx (audio) \

Definition of minx

1 : a pert girl
2 : a wanton woman

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Examples of minx in a Sentence

a blond actress who was usually typecast as the minx in melodramas
Recent Examples on the Web Herman pointed to cases of animals like minx and lions around the world that were severely affected by COVID-19. Danielle Echeverria, San Francisco Chronicle, 2 July 2021 The Survivor minx is a tired and true stereotype as attractive female contestants are often portrayed on the show as using their feminine wiles to get ahead in the game. Dalton Ross, EW.com, 14 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of minx

1576, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for minx

origin unknown

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“Minx.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/minx. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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minx

noun

English Language Learners Definition of minx

: a sexually attractive and playful woman who often causes trouble

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