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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)
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But another reason to watch is the stuff its presenters - cheeky Chris Packham, minxish Michaela Strachan and a bloke called Martin - keep getting away with.
The same minxish model, the contours of her face smoothed into the paint with a dove-grey tint, appears in other pictures by Lucas Cranach the Elder, notably as Venus in the Brussels Venus and Cupid (Musees Royaux des Beaux-Arts).