seductress

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noun se·duc·tress \ si-ˈdək-trəs \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of seductress

:a woman who seduces

Examples of seductress in a Sentence

  1. in the movie she played Cleopatra, one of history's most famous seductresses

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Origin and Etymology of seductress

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

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SEDUCTRESS Defined for English Language Learners

seductress

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Definition of seductress for English Language Learners

  • : an attractive woman who seduces someone



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