Vamps : Silent Movie Actresses

LOL.

Type vamps into a search engine and you will get a million pages that add -IRES to that word.

I know Vamps as Silent Movie Actresses.

 A vamp is an attractive, dangerously flirtatious woman. A vamp in an old movie might wear tight clothes and bright red lipstick. The noun vamp is somewhat old fashioned, implying a woman who uses her charisma and beauty to charm men into doing what she wants them to do.

Theda Bara is a perfect example.

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