vixenish
adjective see vixen

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Vixenish — Vix en*ish, a. Of or pertaining to a vixen; resembling a vixen. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vixenish — index petulant, querulous Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • vixenish — vixen ► NOUN 1) a female fox. 2) a spiteful or quarrelsome woman. DERIVATIVES vixenish adjective. ORIGIN perhaps from an Old English word meaning «of a fox» …   English terms dictionary

  • vixenish — adjective shrewish and malicious a vixenish old woman • Similar to: ↑malicious …   Useful english dictionary

  • vixenish — See vixen. * * * …   Universalium

  • vixenish — adjective Of or pertaining to a vixen; resembling a vixen …   Wiktionary

  • vixenish — vix·en·ish || vɪksÉ™nɪʃ adj. vixen like; contentious and quarrelsome (derogatorily said of a woman) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vixenish — vix·en·ish …   English syllables

  • vixenish — See: vixen …   English dictionary

  • shrewish nagging vixenish — Ill natured Ill na tured, a. 1. Of habitual bad temper; having an unpleasant disposition; surly; disagreeable; cross; peevish; fractious; crabbed; of people; as, an ill natured person; an ill natured disagreeable old man. Opposite of {good… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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