Definition of temptress in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtem(p)trəs/


A woman who tempts someone to do something, typically a sexually attractive woman who sets out to allure or seduce someone.
Example sentences
  • She is a real temptress, testing his chastity.
  • Most of the world disapproved of her, calling her a temptress.
  • They are perceived as sexual temptresses.
Mata Hari
informal vamp, home wrecker, man-eater

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Syllabification: tempt·ress

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