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an impudent or flirtatious girl: The minx likes his expensive presents.
Not to be confused with:
minks – weasel-like animals; fur coats made of this animal: He gives her minks and diamonds.
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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.]
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a bold, flirtatious, or scheming woman
[C16: of unknown origin]
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a pert or flirtatious girl.
[1535–45; perhaps < Low German minsk man, impudent woman, c. German Mensch; see mensch]
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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!
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n → Biest nt (inf)
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