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minx

 (mĭngks)
n.
1. A girl or young woman who is considered to be impudent or very flirtatious.
2. Obsolete A promiscuous woman.

[Probably from obsolete mynx, playful little dog, perhaps from alteration of obsolete Dutch minneken, darling; see minikin.]

minx′ish adj.

minx

(mɪŋks)
n
a bold, flirtatious, or scheming woman
[C16: of unknown origin]
ˈminxish adj

minx

(mɪŋks)

n.
a pert or flirtatious girl.
[1535–45; perhaps < Low German minsk man, impudent woman, c. German Mensch; see mensch]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.minx - a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit menminx - a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men
adult female, woman - an adult female person (as opposed to a man); "the woman kept house while the man hunted"

minx

noun flirt, tease, madam (Brit. informal), Lolita, wanton, tomboy, hussy, trollop, coquette, jade, hoyden, baggage (informal, old-fashioned) Take that little minx of yours home straight away!
Translations

minx

[mɪŋks] Npicaruela f, mujer f descarada
you minx!¡lagarta!

minx

nBiest nt (inf)
References in classic literature ?
I don't care whether I am a Minx, or a Sphinx,' returned Lavinia, coolly, tossing her head; 'it's exactly the same thing to me, and I'd every bit as soon be one as the other; but I know this--I'll not grow after I'm married
A minx, sir,' he said, not in anger, rather in amusement: and he cordially drank her health upon the back of it.
And that minx, Catherine Linton, or Earnshaw, or however she was called - she must have been a changeling - wicked little soul
And what are you, Mistress Minx, the seventh and last?
Let your copper-coloured minx come forth, and show her tawney beauty before the face of a woman who has heard more than one church bell, and seen a power of real quality," cried Esther, flourishing her hand in triumph, as she drove Ishmael and Abiram before her, like two truant boys, towards their own encampment.
Baxendale created Minnie the Minx, a female answer to Dennis the Menace, in 1953, before Cuthbert, Smiffy, Fatty, Plug and the rest of the Bash Street Kids in 1954.
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MINX Natalie as Margaery Tyrell , currently in a dungeon.
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Clearly she will have to go on again to defy that rise but Saucy Minx appears to have found her stride now.