seductress

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n seductress a woman who seduces
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Seductress A woman who seduces; a female seducer.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n seductress A female seducer; a woman who leads a man astray.
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Usage

In literature:

Thy beauty, seductress, leads mortals astray, Over hearts, Lise, how vast and resistless thy sway.
"Memoirs of the Comtesse du Barry" by Baron Etienne Leon Lamothe-Langon
Repulse the seductress, and turn your countenance to Virtue which you have seen in all her beauty!
"Old Fritz and the New Era" by Louise Muhlbach
I came under the impression that you were a dangerous seductress.
"Simon the Jester" by William J. Locke
Paphnutius for instance, who was visited by such a seductress.
"The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne" by William J. Locke
She had lost her animal, and there she was as his seductress.
"Corpus of a Siam Mosquito" by Steven Sills
She was an adventuress, a Cyprian, a seductress attempting to snare Peter in the brazen web of her comeliness.
"Birthright" by T.S. Stribling
The beautiful seductress tarries in the house of her victim.
"The Complete Opera Book" by Gustav Kobbé
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In news:

Jean Harlow, that seductress of the silver screen, would feel right at home at the Renwick Gallery.
Of course, once you judge a female human being only through a man's sexualized imagination, you can turn even a modest 8-year-old girl into a seductress and a prostitute.
Most actresses who play Anna in Harold Pinter's sensual, three-character drama about affairs past and present conjure up an articulate seductress.
"Seductresses are in fact the liberated women incarnate," asserts the author in her opening chapter.
Paula Broadwell warned Gen Allen against " seductress " Jill Kelley.
ON THE TOWN Seductress' career is taking off - while excluding the explicit.
Inspired by the sirens in Greek mythology, this seductress knows the real way to a man's heart is through his ears.
Louise Brooks is magnificent as Lulu the seductress, who, as Lotte Eisner describes her, is "endowed with an animal beauty, but lacking all moral sense, and doing evil unconsciously".
First came word the Windy City quintet Del Rey has seen its album sales jump in Germany — never mind if it's mostly thanks to coincidentally named pop seductress Lana Del Rey.
She wasn't a voracious seductress who led men to their doom.
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