- The definition of a minx is a flirtatious and bold young woman.
An example of a minx is a twenty year old woman asking her boss out for a date.
a pert, saucy girl or young woman
Origin of minxEarly Modern English ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps Low German minsk, female servant, hussy, person, akin to German mensch: see mensch
- A girl or young woman who is considered to be impudent or very flirtatious.
- Obsolete A promiscuous woman.
Origin of minxProbably from obsolete mynx, playful little dog, perhaps from alteration of obsolete Dutch minneken, darling; see minikin.
- (obsolete) A mink.