Definition of minx noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

minx

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//mɪŋks//
 
; NAmE NAmE//mɪŋks//
 
[singular](old-fashioned or humorous)
 
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a girl or young woman who is clever at getting what she wants, and does not show respect Word Origin mid 16th cent. (denoting a pet dog): of unknown origin.
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