Word of the Day – Provocatrix

By May 16, 2019 Word of the Day

Provocatrix (noun) (rare)

prov-ok-a-triks

A female provoker

Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Daily Chronicle. From post-classical Latin provocatrix (Vulgate), feminine form corresponding to classical Latin prōvocātor: see -trix.

Example sentences

“she was a known provocatrix and trouble maker.”

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