Adjective "temptress" definition and examples

(Temptress may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈtɛm(p)trəs/

Definitions and examples

noun

A woman who tempts someone to do something, typically a sexually attractive woman who sets out to allure or seduce someone.
  1. 'The female characters are two-dimensional temptresses who do nothing but create lustful havoc.'
  2. 'I looked rather pathetic stood next to these long-legged temptresses.'
  3. 'They are perceived as sexual temptresses.'
  4. 'The temptresses then coerce the hapless chaps into making complete fools of themselves.'
  5. 'She will always be thought of as the wicked temptress.'
  6. 'The girls were taught that they were temptresses.'
  7. 'A lovely temptress lavished her affection upon him, attempting to lure him away.'
  8. 'Every seduction has two players: the worldly temptress and the willing target.'
  9. 'She is a sleek-haired temptress in a scarlet dress.'
  10. 'Greta Garbo played tragic lovers, exotic temptresses and steely heroines.'

More definitions

1. a woman who tempts, entices, or allures.

More examples(as adjective)

"bosses can be temptress."