Definición de vixen en inglés:

vixen

Saltos de línea: vixen
Pronunciación: /ˈvɪks(ə)n
 
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sustantivo

  • 1A female fox.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Gibbons says the females, or vixens, have a disturbing habit of making bloodcurdling screams in winter.
    • As the vixen's oestrus draws to a close, the dog fox stops guarding her and changes his behaviour dramatically, rapidly expanding into the neighbouring territories.
    • Now the vixen snapped at the dog's heels, so he turned on her and found himself harried again by her brother.
  • 1.1 informal A spirited or quarrelsome woman: the outrageous little shaven-headed vixen from Domino’s Pizza
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • He uses examples from a biblical hall of fame of female villains and vixens - Delilah is one - to warn women not to engage in various forms of deceit or trickery to land, or keep, a man.
    Sinónimos
    virago, harridan, shrew, dragon, termagant, cat, witch, hellcat, she-devil, tartar, martinet, spitfire, hag, gorgon, fury, ogress, harpy, nag
    informal bitch
    archaic scold
    rare Xanthippe

Derivativos

vixenish

adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • It's not strong enough to be strident nor tender enough to be vixenish.

Origen

late Middle English fixen, perhaps from the Old English adjective fyxen 'of a fox'. The v- is from the form of the word in southern English dialect.

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