Meaning of femme fatale

femme fa•tale

Pronunciation: (fem" fu-tal', -täl', fā- Fr. fam fa-tal'), [key]
— pl. femmes fa•tales
  1. an irresistibly attractive woman, esp. one who leads men into difficult, dangerous, or disastrous situations; siren.
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