Definition of minx in English:

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minx

Pronunciation: /miNGks/

noun

humorous or derogatory
An impudent, cunning, or boldly flirtatious girl or young woman.
Example sentences
  • She's not at all a passive love object, she's actually, I think, a bit of a minx.
  • I know for a fact that there are some fashionable little minxes who read this blog on the odd occasion.
  • And at the checkout I had to sift through the basket of items I had chosen and those which had been sneaked in by my minx of a little helper.

Derivatives

minxish

adjective
Example sentences
  • Relationship dynamics are intense and extreme through the 25th until your planetary ruler, mighty Madame Venus, enters the more minxish terrain of Gemini.
  • She was funny and sharp and confident and clear when she was with her girlfriends, and then became indecisive and minxish and coy around men.
  • Me, I cling to my childish things for they make me who I am, minxish and fun, unconditionally accepting of others, trusting in the nature of the universe to keep me safe and happy.

Origin

Mid 16th century (denoting a pet dog): of unknown origin.

Words that rhyme with minx

jinks, jinx, lynx, methinks, sphinx

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: minx

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