Posted by Bruce Kahl on May 24, 2003
In Reply to: Femme fatale posted by EE on May 24, 2003
: What is the meaning of the above expression? I assumed it is French. Thanks.
One entry found for femme fatale.
Main Entry: femme fa·tale
Pronunciation: "fem-f&-'tal, "fam-, -'täl
Inflected Form(s): plural femmes fa·tales /-'tal(z), -'täl(z)/
Etymology: French, literally, disastrous woman
1 : a seductive woman who lures men into dangerous or compromising situations
2 : a woman who attracts men by an aura of charm and mystery