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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 ?
And that minx, Catherine Linton, or Earnshaw, or however she was called - she must have been a changeling - wicked little soul
A minx, sir,' he said, not in anger, rather in amusement: and he cordially drank her health upon the back of it.
One of them-- the most extravagant--was that I should dearly like to go to Pokrovski, and to explain to him the situation, and to make full confession, and to tell him everything without concealment, and to assure him that I had not acted foolishly as a minx, but honestly and of set purpose.
The little minx had found a black gown of her aunt's, and pinned it close round her neck to look like Dinah's, had made her hair as flat as she could, and had tied on one of Dinah's high-crowned borderless net caps.
And what are you, Mistress Minx, the seventh and last?
is, that the artful minx loves nothing about him but his title and pedigree, and "that delightful old family seat.
It was Raffles and that Colonial minx on her way home from school.
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.
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
I don't mind," said the little conceited minx, "I'll ask him myself.
MINX Natalie as Margaery Tyrell , currently in a dungeon.
Kathrin Schild, who is responsible for product sales and resellers at MINX Software and Services says, "We look forward to a great partnership with Trisotech.