A heroic woman of great stature, courage and strength. She exudes fearlessness. Dating back to the times of antiquity, if a woman surpassed the expectations of her gender she was honored with the title and word.
2.) A loud, overbearing woman.
A tough guy or dangerous man. This goes back to the days of Gunsmoke, hayseeds, John Waynes and wild west saloons. Back when curly wolves were "reckoned with" instead of shot at by some punk with mommy and daddy issues.
A "fit" model who works behind the scenes in the fashion world. She's the muse of fashion designers. Sometimes she's looked down on by runway models for not being on their level, but you have to start somewhere!
An exceptionally tall, voluptuous and sexy feline. She’s the reigning Queen of the jungle.
2.) A warrior of strength and power. Amazons have been synonymous with female "athletes" for their leadership and kick ass abilities. Not to mention inventing the ideal weapon of war, the battle-axe. Which explains why women inherited the moniker; to empahsize their evil 'mannish' behavior.
1926 film, The Temptress w/ Greta Garbo, Armand Kaliz, and Antonio Moreno.
A sexy seductive, manipulating vixen. She will use her feminine wile to get what she wants, like a predator luring his prey into a trap.
1.) French, 17C. A working class female or seamstress, one you'd find in a dress or fabric shop. Term based on the boring type of grey fabric she wore. A variation of the term, 'Grisette'. 2.) Irish. A flirtatious or coquettish female.