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Definition of "femme fatale" [femme fatale]

  • A woman of great seductive charm who leads men into compromising or dangerous situations. (noun)
  • An alluring, mysterious woman. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "femme fatale" in a sentence
  • "This, of itself, made a femme fatale of Kitty Cartarette."
  • "If this were a movie and the sun was going down on Shanosha, the femme fatale would have the last laugh, of course, walking off into the sunset with all her secrets."
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