Definitions for vixenˈvɪk sən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vix•enˈvɪk sən(n.)

  1. a female fox.

    Category: Mammals

  2. an ill-tempered or quarrelsome woman.

    Category: Sexuality

Origin of vixen:

1375–1425; late ME (south); r. earlier fixen, ME (north), for OE fyxe, fem. of foxfox (cf. OHG fuhsin vixen)

vix′en•ish(adj.)

vix′en•ly(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. vixen, harpy, hellcat(noun)

    a malicious woman with a fierce temper

  2. vixen(noun)

    a female fox

Wiktionary

  1. vixen(Noun)

    A female fox.

  2. vixen(Noun)

    A malicious, quarrelsome or temperamental woman.

  3. vixen(Noun)

    A racy or salacious woman.

  4. Origin: fixen. Voiced v- is from Southern dialect

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vixen(noun)

    a female fox

  2. Vixen(noun)

    a cross, ill-tempered person; -- formerly used of either sex, now only of a woman


Translations for vixen

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

vixen(noun)

a female fox

The vixen was followed by her cubs.

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