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  1. fox
    IPA[fÉ’ks]
  2. noun

    • 1. a carnivorous mammal of the dog family with a pointed muzzle and bushy tail, proverbial for its cunning.

    • 2. the fur of a fox.

    • 3. a cunning or sly person:

      a wily old fox
    • 4. a sexually attractive woman.

    verb

    • 1. baffle or deceive (someone):

      the abbreviation foxed me completely
    • 2. behave in a cunning or sly way:

      to his mind everybody was dodging and foxing
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: fox, plural noun: foxes