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Meaning & Definition of Fox in English

English

Fox

/fɑks/

noun

1. Alert carnivorous mammal with pointed muzzle and ears and a bushy tail

  • Most are predators that do not hunt in packs
    synonym:
  • fox

2. A shifty deceptive person

    synonym:
  • dodger
  • ,
  • fox
  • ,
  • slyboots

3. The grey or reddish-brown fur of a fox

    synonym:
  • fox

4. English statesman who supported american independence and the french revolution (1749-1806)

    synonym:
  • Fox
  • ,
  • Charles James Fox

5. English religious leader who founded the society of friends (1624-1691)

    synonym:
  • Fox
  • ,
  • George Fox

6. A member of an algonquian people formerly living west of lake michigan along the fox river

    synonym:
  • Fox

7. The algonquian language of the fox

    synonym:
  • Fox

verb

1. Deceive somebody

  • "We tricked the teacher into thinking that class would be cancelled next week"
    synonym:
  • flim-flam
  • ,
  • play a joke on
  • ,
  • play tricks
  • ,
  • trick
  • ,
  • fob
  • ,
  • fox
  • ,
  • pull a fast one on
  • ,
  • play a trick on

2. Be confusing or perplexing to

  • Cause to be unable to think clearly
  • "These questions confuse even the experts"
  • "This question completely threw me"
  • "This question befuddled even the teacher"
    synonym:
  • confuse
  • ,
  • throw
  • ,
  • fox
  • ,
  • befuddle
  • ,
  • fuddle
  • ,
  • bedevil
  • ,
  • confound
  • ,
  • discombobulate

3. Become discolored with, or as if with, mildew spots

    synonym:
  • fox

Examples of using

This guy looks like a fox.
The hunter shot a fox.
The quick brown fox didn't jump over the lazy dog.