The definition of a minx is a flirtatious and bold young woman.noun
An example of a minx is a twenty year old woman asking her boss out for a date.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
Origin: Early ModE < ? LowG minsk, female servant, hussy, person, akin to Ger mensch: see mensch
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- A girl or young woman who is considered pert, flirtatious, or impudent.
- Obsolete A promiscuous woman.
Origin: Probably from obsolete mynx, playful little dog, perhaps from alteration of obsolete Dutch minneken, darling; see minikin.
- minxˈish adjective