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Jezebel British & World English

(Fl. 9th century bc), a Phoenician princess, traditionally the great-aunt of Dido and in the Bible the wife of Ahab king of Israel. She was denounced by Elijah for introducing the worship of Baal into Israel (1 Kings 16:31, 21:5-15, 2 Kings 9:30-7). Her use of make-up was especially condemned by Puritan England

a Jezebel in Jezebel British & World English

A shameless or immoral woman