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Definition of Jezebel noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

Jezebel

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈdʒɛzəˌbɛl//
 
(old-fashioned)
 
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a woman who is thought to be sexually immoral From the name of the wife of a king of Israel in the Bible, who wore makeup and was criticized by Elijah for worshiping the god Baal.
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