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fox

fox

 
pronunciation:
faks
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
inflections: foxes
definition 1: a wild carnivore, related to dogs and wolves, that has a pointed muzzle, erect ears, and a bushy tail.
 
definition 2: the fur of such an animal.
definition 3: a person who displays the slyness or cunning considered to be characteristic of this animal.
definition 4: (slang) a sexy or good-looking young person, esp. a woman.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: foxed, foxes, foxing
definition 1: to deceive or outwit by trickery or cunning.
definition 2: to make or repair (a shoe) by applying leather or other material to form or re-cover the upper front.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to act with craft or cunning.
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  dog, mammal