: a pert girl
: a wanton woman

Examples of minx in a Sentence

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

Word History


origin unknown

First Known Use

1576, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of minx was in 1576

Dictionary Entries Near minx

Cite this Entry

“Minx.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/minx. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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