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ˈvɪk sənvix·en

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vixen, harpy, hellcatnoun

    a malicious woman with a fierce temper

  2. vixennoun

    a female fox


  1. vixennoun

    A female fox.

  2. vixennoun

    A malicious, quarrelsome or temperamental woman.

  3. vixennoun

    A racy or salacious woman.

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


  1. vixen

    Foxes are small to medium-sized, omnivorous mammals belonging to several genera of the family Canidae. They have a flattened skull, upright, triangular ears, a pointed, slightly upturned snout, and a long bushy tail (or brush). Twelve species belong to the monophyletic "true foxes" group of genus Vulpes. Approximately another 25 current or extinct species are always or sometimes called foxes; these foxes are either part of the paraphyletic group of the South American foxes, or of the outlying group, which consists of the bat-eared fox, gray fox, and island fox.Foxes live on every continent except Antarctica. The most common and widespread species of fox is the red fox (Vulpes vulpes) with about 47 recognized subspecies. The global distribution of foxes, together with their widespread reputation for cunning, has contributed to their prominence in popular culture and folklore in many societies around the world. The hunting of foxes with packs of hounds, long an established pursuit in Europe, especially in the British Isles, was exported by European settlers to various parts of the New World.


  1. vixen

    A vixen is a term that typically refers to a female fox. However, in a broader context, it can also be used to describe an attractive, seductive, and often cunning woman. This term is frequently associated with a femme fatale or a woman who is skilled at captivating and manipulating others to achieve her goals.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vixennoun

    a female fox

  2. Vixennoun

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

  3. Etymology: [AS. fixen a she-fox, for fyxen, fem. of fox. See Fox.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Vixen

    vik′sn, n. a she-fox: an ill-tempered woman.—adjs. Vix′en, Vix′enish, Vix′enly, ill-tempered, snarling. [Formerly also vixon; a form of fixen—A.S. fyxen, a she-fox.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vixen in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vixen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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