from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A woman regarded as cruel or malicious.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A woman whose bad temper, cruelty or wicked ways are so extreme as to evoke an image of the devil.
  • noun literally A female devil (versus a he-devil, male devil).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a cruel woman


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