vixen

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Vixen \Vix"en\, noun [AS. fixen a she-fox, for fyxen, fem. of fox. See {Fox}.]

1. A female fox. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.]

2. A cross, ill-tempered person; -- formerly used of either sex, now only of a woman. --Barrow.

She was a vixen when she went to school. --Shak.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

vixen

noun

1: a malicious woman with a fierce temper [syn: {vixen}, {harpy}, {hellcat}]

2: a female fox


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