HyperDic: fox

English > 10 senses of the word fox / Fox:
NOUNanimalfoxalert carnivorous mammal with pointed muzzle and ears and a bushy tail
person fox, dodger, slybootsa shifty deceptive person
substancefoxthe grey or reddish-brown fur of a fox
person Fox, Charles James FoxEnglish statesman who supported American independence and the French Revolution (1749-1806)
person Fox, George FoxEnglish religious leader who founded the Society of Friends (1624-1691)
person Foxa member of an Algonquian people formerly living west of Lake Michigan along the Fox River
communicationFoxthe Algonquian language of the Fox
VERBsocialfox, flim-flam, play a joke on, play tricks, trick, fob, pull a fast one on, play a trick ondeceive somebody
cognitionfox, confuse, throw, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulatebe confusing / confusing or perplexing to
changefoxbecome discolored with, or as if with, mildew spots
fox / Fox > pronunciation
Soundsfaa'ks
Rhymesboondocks ... xerox / Xerox: 36 rhymes with aaks...
English > fox: 10 senses > noun 1, animal
MeaningAlert carnivorous mammal with pointed muzzle and ears and a bushy tail; most are predators that do not hunt in packs.
NarrowerArctic fox, white fox, Alopex lagopusthickly-furred fox of Arctic regions
ReynardA conventional name for a fox used in tales following usage in the old epic 'Reynard the Fox'
grey fox, gray fox, Urocyon cinereoargenteusdark grey American fox
kit fox, prairie fox, Vulpes veloxsmall grey fox of the plains of western North America
kit fox, Vulpes macrotissmall grey fox of southwestern United States
red fox, Vulpes vulpesThe common Old World fox
red fox, Vulpes fulvaNew World fox
vixenA female fox
Broadercanine, canidAny of various fissiped mammals with nonretractile claws and typically long muzzles
Spanishvulpini, zorro
Catalanguilla, guineu
Adjectivesvulpine, vulpecularresembling or characteristic of a fox
English > fox: 10 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA shifty deceptive person.
Synonymsdodger, slyboots
Broaderdeceiver, cheat, cheater, trickster, beguiler, slickersomeone who leads you to believe something that is not true
Spanishastuta, astuto, gato, pájara, pájaro, pajarraca, pajarraco, pícara, pícaro, zorro
Catalanastuta, astut, garneu, graneua, múrria, murri, picardiosa, picardiós
Adjectivesfoxymarked by skill in deception
Verbsfoxdeceive somebody
English > fox: 10 senses > noun 3, substance
MeaningThe grey or reddish-brown fur of a fox.
Broaderfur, peltThe dressed hairy coat of a mammal
Spanishpiel de zorro
Catalanpell de guineu
Verbsfoxbecome discolored with, or as if with, mildew spots
English > Fox: 10 senses > noun 4, person
MeaningEnglish statesman who supported American independence and the French Revolution (1749-1806).
SynonymCharles James Fox
Instance ofstatesman, solon, national leaderA man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs
SpanishCharles James Fox
CatalanCharles James Fox
English > Fox: 10 senses > noun 5, person
MeaningEnglish religious leader who founded the Society of Friends (1624-1691).
SynonymGeorge Fox
Instance ofreligious personA person who manifests devotion to a deity
SpanishFox, George Fox
CatalanGeorge Fox
English > Fox: 10 senses > noun 6, person
MeaningA member of an Algonquian people formerly living west of Lake Michigan along the Fox River.
BroaderAlgonquian, AlgonquinA member of any of the North American Indian groups speaking an Algonquian language and originally / originally living in the subarctic regions of eastern Canada
English > Fox: 10 senses > noun 7, communication
MeaningThe Algonquian language of the Fox.
BroaderAlgonquian, Algonquin, Algonquian languagefamily of North American Indian languages spoken from Labrador to South Carolina and west to the Great Plains
Spanishfox
English > fox: 10 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningdeceive somebody.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsflim-flam, play a joke on, play tricks, trick, fob, pull a fast one on, play a trick on
Narrowersnookerfool or dupe
Broaderdeceive, lead on, delude, cozenBe false to
Spanishchasquear, dar un chasco, embaucar, engañar, engatusar, hacer bromas, jugar una broma
Catalanburlar, enganyar, entabanar, estafar
Nounsfoxa shifty deceptive person
English > fox: 10 senses > verb 2, cognition
MeaningBe confusing / confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymsconfuse, throw, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulate
Narrowerdemoralizeconfuse or put into disorder
disorient, disorientateCause to be lost or disoriented
perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfoundBe a mystery or bewildering to
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Similar toconfuse, flurry, disconcert, put offCause to feel embarrassment
Spanishaturdir, confundir, dejar perplejo, desorientar, tirar
Catalanconfondre, deixar perplex, desconcertar, desorientar, embolicar, embrollar, ofuscar, tirar, torbar
English > fox: 10 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningBecome discolored with, or as if with, mildew spots.
PatternSomething ----s
BroaderspotBecome spotted
Nounsfoxthe grey or reddish-brown fur of a fox

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