American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A female fox.
- n. A woman regarded as quarrelsome, shrewish, or malicious.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A she-fox.
- n. Hence A turbulent, quarrelsome woman; a scold; a termagant: formerly used occasionally of a man.
- n. A female fox.
- n. A malicious, quarrelsome or temperamental woman.
- n. colloquial A racy or salacious woman.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Obs. or Prov. Eng. A female fox.
- n. A cross, ill-tempered person; -- formerly used of either sex, now only of a woman.
- n. a malicious woman with a fierce temper
- n. a female fox
- From Old English fixen ("of a fox"), fyxen. Voiced v- is from Southern dialect. Compare German Füchsin. See also fox. (Wiktionary)
- From dialectal alteration of Middle English fixen, from Old English fyxe. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“There's nothing that says exhausted, cranky and nauseous like vixen, is there?”
“When a vixen is voted off, Rose will brandish a gun and a rose, scream, “You’re Gonna Diiiiiie!” and then shoot her.”
““I am a vixen, a female fox,” she had replied with a quiver of her nostrils, and Claudia had immediately recognized that a vixen was a very grand and glorious thing to be.”
“Having spent some time recently as a cancer victim, I can say right here and right now that the word vixen was never in my vocabulary.”
“In the book a speaker writes about her, that "Comet of stillness, princess of what is over/high note held without trembling without voice without sound/aura of complete darkness keeper of the kept secrets" The vixen is a sentient creature endowed with both a totally modern mind as well as deep old foresty knowledge, and so is the consciousness of the poems themselves.”
“The female, called a vixen, prepares a den before she bears the young.”
“The female fox is called a vixen, but if a human is called a vixen, the connotation is an attractive but cunning woman!”
“In particular, one of the alleged spies, 28-year-old Anna Chapman, is getting a lot of attention because of her "vixen" looks and lingerie shots on Facebook.”
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“But Caskett 'shippers shouldn't worry too much: We hear this particular vixen also hides a surprising secret from the team.”
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