a female fox.
an ill-tempered or quarrelsome woman.
a woman considered to be sexually attractive.
- vix·en·ish, vix·en·ly, adjective
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How to use vixen in a sentence
While still relatively unknown stateside, Bellucci is a reigning vixen in France and her native Italy.‘Spectre’ Casts 50-Year-Old Bond Girl For 007 to Do Sex To | Amy Zimmerman | December 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The tabloid battle between the sweet blonde and the brunette vixen played out like an issue of Betty and Veronica on crack.Real-Life Couples on Screen: Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone, Brangelina, and More | Amy Zimmerman | May 1, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The notorious vixen has been in her share of controversies before—and had even supported the occasional dictator.Kim Kardashian Butts Into Syria’s (Online) Civil War With #SaveKessab Campaign | Marlow Stern, Michael Weiss | March 31, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Kelly Rowland: “Kisses Down Low” Kelly Rowland is revealing her inner sexy vixen… and we like it!Taylor Swift, Phoenix & More of the Best Music Videos of the Week (VIDEO) | Jean Trinh | March 15, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Well, Virginia, you should have heard the shock and outrage: how dare a magazine lure virgins into vixen-hood!Helen Gurley Brown Was the Practical Goddess of Love to Ordinary Women | Gail Sheehy | August 14, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Moreover, we have v for f in E. vixen (for fixen), and in Southern English generally.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems | Geoffrey Chaucer
A bad-tempered woman is described as a "vixen," or female fox; a lazy person as a "drone," or the bee which does no work.Stories That Words Tell Us | Elizabeth O'Neill
The lady, in her living hours,Was the most charming vixen That ever this poor sex of oursDelighted to play tricks on.The Book of Humorous Verse | Various
Here he told how vixen had from the first behaved to him, and what things had happened in consequence, the last more particularly.There and Back | George MacDonald
Coming to herself in a few minutes, vixen told a confused story of how the bear had frightened her.There and Back | George MacDonald
British Dictionary definitions for vixen
a female fox
a quarrelsome or spiteful woman
- vixenish, adjective
- vixenishly, adverb
- vixenishness, noun
- vixenly, adverb, adjective
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