Complete Definition of "vixen"

English

Etymology
OE. term|fixen||of a fox. Voiced v- is from Southern dialect

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-vixen.ogg|Audio (US)
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ɪksÉn|-ɪksÉn

Noun
en-noun

  1. A female fox.
  2. A malicious, quarrelsome or temperamental woman.

#* 1859:, w:George Eliot. Adam Bede: page 54. Köln: Könemann Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, 1999:
#*: . . . and if Solomon was as wise as he is reputed to be, I feel sure that when he compared a contentious woman to a contiunal dropping on a very rainy day, he had not a vixen in his eye–a fury with long nails, acrid and selfish.

  1. colloquial A racy or salacious woman.

Synonyms
sense|female fox female fox
sense|malicious, quarrelsome or temperamental woman bitch, virago, she-devil, hellcat
sense|racy or salacious woman fox, sex kitten, nymphomaniac, vamp

Translations
trans-top|female fox
Dutch: wijfjesvos f
Finnish: naaraskettu
French: renarde f
German: Füchsin f
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Latin: vulpes femina f
Polish: lisica f
Spanish: zorra f
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trans-top|temperamental woman
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trans-top|sexy woman
See fox
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