Vixenly
Vixenly Vix"en*ly, a. Like a vixen; vixenish. --Barrow. [1913 Webster]

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  • vixenly — adjective Like a vixen; vixenish …   Wiktionary

  • vixenly — vixˈen, vixˈenish or vixˈenly adjective Bad tempered, snarling • • • Main Entry: ↑vixen …   Useful english dictionary

  • vixen — vixenish, vixenly, adj. /vik seuhn/, n. 1. a female fox. 2. an ill tempered or quarrelsome woman. [1375 1425; late ME (south); r. earlier fixen, ME (north), for OE fyxe, fem. of fox FOX (cf. fyxen (adj.) pertaining to a fox, OHG fuhsin (n.)… …   Universalium

  • catty — Synonyms and related words: abusive, active, back biting, belittling, bitchy, brisk, calumniatory, calumnious, catlike, cattish, censorious, contemptuous, contumelious, defamatory, deprecatory, depreciative, depreciatory, derisive, derisory,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • fretful — Synonyms and related words: Jeremianic, abrupt, agitated, antsy, antsy pantsy, anxious, bad tempered, breathless, bustling, captious, carping, catty, caviling, chafing, choleric, complaining, contrary, crabby, cranky, critical, cross, curt,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • nagging — Synonyms and related words: adverse criticism, animadversion, aspersion, bad notices, bad press, blandishment, buttonholing, cajolement, cajolery, cajoling, captious, captiousness, carping, catty, cavil, caviling, censoriousness, chronic, coaxing …   Moby Thesaurus

  • peevish — Synonyms and related words: Jeremianic, acrimonious, bad tempered, beefing, bellyaching, bilious, bitching, cantankerous, captious, carping, catty, caviling, cavilling, churlish, complaining, complaintful, crabbed, crabbing, crabby, cranky,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • petulant — Synonyms and related words: Jeremianic, arbitrary, bad tempered, beefing, bellyaching, bilious, bitching, cantankerous, capricious, captious, catty, choleric, complaining, complaintful, crabbed, crabbing, crabby, cranky, croaking, cross,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • querulous — Synonyms and related words: Jeremianic, annoyed, bad tempered, beefing, bellyaching, bemoaning, bitching, blubbering, cantankerous, carping, catty, censorious, choleric, complaining, complaintful, crabbing, crabby, cranky, critical, criticizing,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • resentful — Synonyms and related words: acerb, acerbate, acerbic, acid, acidic, acidulent, acidulous, acrimonious, aggravated, agitated, angry, annoyed, antagonistic, beefing, begrudging, bellyaching, bitching, bitter, bothered, browned off, bugged, burning …   Moby Thesaurus

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