se·​duc·​tress | \ si-ˈdək-trəs How to pronounce seductress (audio) \

Definition of seductress

: a woman who seduces

Examples of seductress in a Sentence

in the movie she played Cleopatra, one of history's most famous seductresses
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First Known Use of seductress

1802, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for seductress

obsolete seductor male seducer, from Late Latin, from seducere to seduce

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“Seductress.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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