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fox

 
Noun fox has 7 senses
  1. fox - alert carnivorous mammal with pointed muzzle and ears and a bushy tail; most are predators that do not hunt in packs
    --1 is a kind of
    canine, canid
    --1 has particulars:
     Reynard; red fox, Vulpes vulpes; red fox, Vulpes fulva; kit fox, prairie fox, Vulpes velox; kit fox, Vulpes macrotis; arctic fox, white fox, Alopex lagopus; gray fox, grey fox, Urocyon cinereoargenteus
  2. dodger, fox, slyboots - a shifty deceptive person
    --2 is a kind of deceiver, cheat, cheater, trickster, beguiler, slicker
    Derived form: verb fox1
  3. fox - the gray or reddish-brown fur of a fox
    --3 is a kind of
    fur, pelt
    Derived form: verb fox3
  4. Fox, Charles James Fox - English statesman who supported American independence and the French Revolution (1749-1806)
    --4 is a kind of statesman, solon, national leader
  5. Fox, George Fox - English religious leader who founded the Society of Friends (1624-1691)
    --5 is a kind of religionist, religious person
  6. Fox - a member of an Algonquian people formerly living west of Lake Michigan along the Fox River
    --6 is a kind of
    Algonquian, Algonquin
  7. Fox - the Algonquian language of the Fox people
    --7 is a kind of
    Algonquian, Algonquin, Algonquian language
Verb fox has 3 senses
  1. trick, fob, fox, pull a fast one on, play a trick on - deceive somebody; "We tricked the teacher into thinking that class would be cancelled next week"
    --1 is one way to deceive, lead on, delude, cozen
    Derived form: noun fox2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  2. confuse, throw, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulate - 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"
    --2 is one way to be
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  3. fox - become discolored with, or as if with, mildew spots
    --3 is one way to
    spot
    Derived form: noun fox3
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
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