Vixenish

  • 1 Vixenish — Vix en*ish, a. Of or pertaining to a vixen; resembling a vixen. [1913 Webster] …

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

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  • 3 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» …

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  • 4 vixenish — adjective shrewish and malicious a vixenish old woman • Similar to: ↑malicious …

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  • 5 vixenish — adjective see vixen …

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  • 6 vixenish — See vixen. * * * …

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

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

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  • 9 vixenish — vix·en·ish …

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  • 10 vixenish — See: vixen …

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  • 11 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… …

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  • 12 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.)… …

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  • 13 annoying galling chafing irritating nettlesome pesky pestiferous pestilent plaguy plaguey teasing vexatious vexing — 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… …

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  • 14 argumentative contentious disputatious disputative litigious — 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… …

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  • 15 atrabilious bilious dyspeptic liverish — 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… …

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  • 16 bristly prickly snappish splenetic waspish — 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… …

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  • 17 cantankerous crotchety ornery — 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… …

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  • 18 choleric irascible hotheaded hot-headed hot-tempered quick-tempered short-tempered — 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… …

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  • 19 crabbed crabby cross fussy fussbudgety grouchy grumpy bad-tempered ill-tempered — 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… …

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  • 20 cranky fractious irritable peevish peckish pettish petulant testy tetchy techy — 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… …

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