Minx is a term, referring to a flirtatious, mischievous, yet still classy looking girl or young woman.
A minx usually possesses extremely efficient and strong seductive powers, which she uses as a means to getting whatever she desires.
An alternate, more obsolete interpretation of the word minx could be a female puppy.
Basically both understandings are radiating the same phenomenon; a young bitch.
Origin of the term
The term had been in use in the English language since at least the 16th century, though at that time it most likely referred to a pet dog.
By the 17th century, though it had grown to refer to a “young, pert, wanton girl”.
Spread of the term
Minx is not the most widely encountered expression in the English speech, though it is recognized in most places.
Minx was first defined on Urban Dictionary in 2003, though plenty of other users had tried to interpret it over the years.
- Urban Dictionary – Minx