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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A seductive woman who uses her attractiveness to exploit men.

Usage examples (32)
  • She was persuaded the minx was a sly one, and would carry tales.
  • It is to be feared that "minx" was the only right word for Joan
  • The "minx" had lost her colour, and, for the moment, her prettiness.
  • An artful minx, that is the only explanation. for more
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  • The "minx" (a pert young woman) weaseled the elderly matron for her "minks" (coats made from the fur of minks -- weasel like animals.)
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