'mɪŋksɪʃ adj. bold, frivolous; impudent or pert in manner

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  • minxish — See minx. * * * …   Universalium

  • minxish — adjective Like a minx …   Wiktionary

  • minxish — minx·ish …   English syllables

  • minxish — sish adjective : resembling or having the character of a minx …   Useful english dictionary

  • minx — minxish, adj. /mingks/, n. a pert, impudent, or flirtatious girl. [1535 45; perh. < LG minsk man, impudent woman; c. G Mensch; see MENSCH] * * * …   Universalium

  • gāu- —     gāu     English meaning: to rejoice; to swagger     Deutsche Übersetzung: ‘sich freuen, sich freudig brũsten”     Material: Gk. γηθέω, Dor. γᾱθέω “to rejoice “ (from *γᾱFεθέω = Lat. gaudeō), γήθομαι, Dor. γά̄θομαι ds., perf. γέγηθα, Dor.… …   Proto-Indo-European etymological dictionary

  • u̯el-7, u̯elǝ-, u̯lē- —     u̯el 7, u̯elǝ , u̯lē     English meaning: to turn, wind; round, etc..     Deutsche Übersetzung: “drehen, winden, wälzen”     Note: extended u̯el(e)u , u̯l̥ ne u , u̯(e)lei (diese also “umwinden, einwickeln = einhũllen”)     Material: A.… …   Proto-Indo-European etymological dictionary

  • minxlike — adjective Like a minx. Syn: minxish …   Wiktionary

  • minx — noun humorous or derogatory an impudent, cunning, or boldly flirtatious girl or young woman. Derivatives minxish adjective minxy adjective Origin C16 (denoting a pet dog): of unknown origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • hoyden — n 1. tomboy, romp, rowdy, termagant, Inf. roughneck, U.S. tough; whippersnapper, wench, hussy. adj 2. tomboyish, boyish, rough and tumble, rompish; boisterous, rambunctious, rowdy, unruly, wild; mischievous, troublesome, ill behaved, hoyden ish;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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