temptress


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tempt·ress

 (tĕmp′trĭs)
n.
A usually sexually alluring woman who repeatedly seduces or manipulates others. See Usage Note at -ess.

temptress

(ˈtɛmptrɪs)
n
a woman who sets out to allure or seduce a man or men; seductress

tempt•ress

(ˈtɛmp trɪs)

n.
a woman who tempts, entices, or allures.
[1585–95]
usage: See -ess.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.temptress - a woman who is considered to be dangerously seductivetemptress - a woman who is considered to be dangerously seductive
adult female, woman - an adult female person (as opposed to a man); "the woman kept house while the man hunted"

temptress

noun
A usually unscrupulous woman who seduces or exploits men:
Informal: vamp, witch.
Translations

temptress

[ˈtemptrɪs] Ntentadora f

temptress

[ˈtɛmptrəs] ntentatrice f

temptress

nVerführerin f

temptress

[ˈtɛmptrɪs] ntentatrice f, seduttrice f
References in classic literature ?
That secret I deemed locked in my own breast, and in that of one besides the temptress, the partaker of my guilt.
Fool that I was to listen to the voice of that temptress, who probably was not speaking the truth.
I will NOT go was my answer to the sweet temptress.
You temptress, Tess; you dear damned witch of Babylon--I could not resist you as soon as I met you again
Who would not hate thee, thou great bindress, inwindress, temptress, seekress, findress
TEMPTRESS is unquestionably worth a bash at Listed class when she runs in the Weatherbys VAT Services Pipalong Stakes at Pontefract.
Temptress goes at Pontefract today, with Roger <B Charlton's filly looking to have strong claims in the Weatherbys VAT Services Pipalong Stakes
Temptress goes at Pontefract today, with Roger Charlton's filly |looking to have strong claims in the Weatherbys VAT Services Pipalong Stakes
Temptress (left) has a chance of victory running at Pontefract
NEWSBOY 1-2-3 1 TEMPTRESS 2 CHIL THE KITE 3 YOU'RE FIRED TEMPTRESS is on an upward curve and should give a good account in her bid to defend an unbeaten record over Ascot's straight mile.
Liar Temptress Soldier Spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War offers a biographical history of four women who played key roles in the Civil War: two working for the Union and two for the Confederacy.
Shah will be seen sporting a quirky look in the film, complete with dreadlocks, as he plays a crazy character in the film while Sunny essays the role of a temptress.