Definitions for jezebelˈdʒɛz əˌbɛl, -bəl
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Jez•e•belˈdʒɛz əˌbɛl, -bəl(n.)
the wife of Ahab, king of Israel. I Kings 16:31.
(often l.c.) a wicked, shameless woman.
wife of Ahab who was king of Israel; according to the Old Testament she was a cruel immoral queen who fostered the worship of Baal and tried to kill Elijah and other prophets of Israel (9th century BC)
a shameless impudent scheming woman
An evil, scheming or shameless woman; an immoral woman.
Sheu2019s an absolute Jezebel!
The Phoenician princess and Queen of Ancient Israel who appears in the Old Testament (1 Kings). She incited heresy and lured the Jews away from their God and back to idols. Jezebel was finally deposed by Jehu, who confronted her and had her thrown from the palace window to the streets, where her body was eaten by wild dogs.
Origin: From איזבל
a bold, vicious woman; a termagant
Jezebel is a 1938 American drama film released in 1938 and directed by William Wyler. It stars Bette Davis and Henry Fonda, supported by George Brent, Margaret Lindsay, Donald Crisp, Richard Cromwell, and Fay Bainter. The film was adapted by Clements Ripley, Abem Finkel, John Huston and Robert Buckner, from the play by Owen Davis, Sr. The picture tells the story of a headstrong young Southern woman during the Antebellum period whose actions cost her the man she loves.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the wicked wife of Ahab, king of Israel, whose fate is recorded in 2 Kings ix. 30-37; gives name to a bold, flaunting woman of loose morals.
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