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Meaning of VIXEN

Pronunciation:  'viksun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a malicious fierce-tempered woman
 

VIXEN is a 5 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: harpy, hellcat
 
 See Also: disagreeable woman, unpleasant woman

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Vix"en\, n. [AS. fixen a she-fox, for fyxen, fem. of fox.
See {Fox}.]
1. A female fox. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.]

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

         She was a vixen when she went to school. --Shak.

 

 

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