bunny boiler

bunny boiler
ˈbunny boiler 8 [bunny boiler] noun (BrE, informal)
a woman who punishes a man in a dangerous or cruel way because he has stopped being her lover

He had referred to Lisa as a bunny boiler.

She was described in the press as a bunny boiler.

From the main character in the film/movie Fatal Attraction, who kills and boils a pet rabbit (= a bunny) belonging to her former lover's daughter.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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