- 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.
minx definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Early Modern English ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps Low German minsk, female servant, hussy, person, akin to German mensch: see mensch
minx definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- 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