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 ?
Who would not hate thee, thou great bindress, inwindress, temptress, seekress, findress
That secret I deemed locked in my own breast, and in that of one besides the temptress, the partaker of my guilt.
You temptress, Tess; you dear damned witch of Babylon--I could not resist you as soon as I met you again
I will NOT go was my answer to the sweet temptress.
Fool that I was to listen to the voice of that temptress, who probably was not speaking the truth.
Report Canada Natalma Stakes G1 Woodbine, 1m turf, 2yo fillies CAPLA TEMPTRESS and Marco Botti parted in perfect style on Sunday as the filly advertised her Breeders' Cup claims by landing the Natalma Stakes on her final start before a move to US trainer Bill Mott, writes David Baxter.
Fie removes her from the reduction to mere victim or evil temptress and constructs a compelling and comic tale from a removed, third-person perspective that ironically comments on all the Borgias'antics (or murderous schemes).
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 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
Temptress goes at Pontefract today, with Roger <B Charlton's filly looking to have strong claims in the Weatherbys VAT Services Pipalong Stakes
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.