vixen
noun Etymology: Middle English (southern dialect) *vixen, alteration of Middle English fixen, from Old English fyxe, feminine of fox Date: 1590 1. a shrewish ill-tempered woman 2. a female fox • vixenish adjective

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  • Vixen! — Vixen (film) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Vixen (homonymie). Vixen Titre original Vixen! Réalisation Russ Meyer Scénario Robert Rudelson Russ Meyer Anthony James Ryan …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Vixen — can refer to:* A female fox, or* Vixen 357, a Japanese Sega Mega Drive strategy game * A shrewish, ill tempered or spiteful woman; a virago * An attractive woman who often takes advantage of men * A 1976 album by soul singer Gloria Jones * Vixen… …   Wikipedia

  • Vixen — Primera aparición Action Comics Nº 521 (julio de 1981) DC Comics Creador(es) Gerry Conway Curt Swan Información Nombre …   Wikipedia Español

  • Vixen — (engl. „Füchsin“) bezeichnet: eine Hardrockband, siehe Vixen (Band) einen Film von Russ Meyer eine US amerikanische Automarke (1914–1916), siehe Vixen (Automarke) ein Modell (1967–1973) des britischen Automobilherstellers TVR, siehe TVR Vixen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Vixen — Vix en, n. [AS. fixen a she fox, for fyxen, fem. of fox. See {Fox}.] 1. A female fox. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] 2. A cross, ill tempered person; formerly used of either sex, now only of a woman. Barrow. [1913 Webster] She was a vixen… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vixen — (n.) O.E. *fyxen (implied in adjective fyxan), fem. of fox (see FOX (Cf. fox), and Cf. M.H.G. vühsinne, Ger. füchsin). Solitary English survival of the Germanic feminine suffix en, in (Cf. O.E. gyden goddess; mynecen nun, from munuc …   Etymology dictionary

  • vixen — shrew, scold, termagant, *virago, amazon …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • vixen — [n] foxy person cat, dragon, harpy, harridan, hellcat, she devil, shrew, termagant, virago, witch, Xanthippe; concept 412 …   New thesaurus

  • 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

  • vixen — [vik′sən] n. [ME (southern dial.) fixen < OE fyxe, she fox (or fyxen, adj., of a fox) < fox,FOX] 1. a female fox 2. an ill tempered, shrewish, or malicious woman vixenish adj. vixenishly adv …   English World dictionary

  • Vixen! — Infobox Film name = Vixen! caption = Theatrical poster to Vixen! (1968) director = Russ Meyer producer = Russ Meyer writer = Russ Meyer Anthony James Ryan starring = Erica Gavin music = cinematography = editing = Russ Meyer distributor = Eve… …   Wikipedia

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