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Jez·e·bel(jĕz′ə-bĕl′) fl. ninth century bc.
Phoenician princess and queen of Israel as the wife of Ahab. According to the Bible, she encouraged idolatry and was ultimately killed by Jehu.
A woman who is regarded as evil and scheming.
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1. (Bible) Old Testament the wife of Ahab, king of Israel: she fostered the worship of Baal and tried to destroy the prophets of Israel (I Kings 18:4–13); she was killed by Jehu (II Kings 9:29–37)
2. (sometimes not capital) a shameless or scheming woman
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Jez•e•bel(ˈdʒɛz əˌbɛl, -bəl)
1. the wife of Ahab, king of Israel. I Kings 16:31.
2. (often l.c.) a wicked, shameless woman.
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|Noun||1.||Jezebel - wife of Ahab who was king of Israel; according to the Old Testament she was a cruel immoral queen who fostered the worship of Baal and tried to kill Elijah and other prophets of Israel (9th century BC)|
|2.||jezebel - a shameless impudent scheming woman|
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noun harlot, witch, jade, virago, wanton, hussy, harridan 'You Jezebel! How could you steal my man from me?'
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