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  1. fox
    IPA[fäks]
  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 bad light and dark shadows foxed him
    • 2. behave in a cunning or sly way.

    • 3. repair (a boot or shoe) by renewing the upper leather.

    • 4. ornament (the upper of a boot or shoe) with a strip of leather.

  3. Variation

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

    • v.: verb: fox, 3rd person present: foxes, gerund or present participle: foxing, past tense: foxed, past participle: foxed

    • noun

      a member of a North American people formerly living in southern Wisconsin, and now mainly in Iowa, Nebraska, and Kansas.

      the Algonquian language of the Fox.

    • adjective

      relating to the Fox or their language.
    • noun

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

      the fur of a fox.

    • verb

      baffle or deceive (someone):

      behave in a cunning or sly way:

    • noun

      a member of a North American people formerly living in southern Wisconsin, and now mainly in Iowa, Nebraska, and Kansas.

      the Algonquian language of the Fox, now almost extinct.

    • adjective

      relating to the Fox or their language.
    • noun

      discoloration of the paper of old books or prints with brown spots:
    • adjective

      (of the paper of old books or prints) discolored with brown spots.
    • adjective

      (of the paper of old books or prints) discoloured with brown spots:

      drunk:

    • noun

      discoloration of the paper of old books or prints with brown spots:
    • noun

      a red fox of a North American variety which has black fur with white tips.

      the fur of the silver fox.

    • noun

      a small fox with a yellowish-buff coat and a black-tipped tail, living on the plains of North America.
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