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  Definition of fox
  1. alert carnivorous mammal with pointed muzzle and ears and a bushy tail; most are predators that do not hunt in packs
  2. the Algonquian language of the Fox people
  3. a member of an Algonquian people formerly living west of Lake Michigan along the Fox River
  4. a shifty deceptive person
  5. English religious leader who founded the Society of Friends (1624-1691)
  6. English statesman who supported American independence and the French Revolution (1749-1806)
  7. the gray or reddish-brown fur of a fox
  8. become discolored with, or as if with, mildew spots
  9. 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"
  10. deceive somebody; "We tricked the teacher into thinking that class would be cancelled next week"
Similar Words: Fox, dodger, slyboots, George Fox, Charles James Fox, confuse, throw, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulate, trick, fob, pull a fast one on, play a trick on

 

Hyponyms: Reynard, red fox, Vulpes vulpes, Vulpes fulva, kit fox, prairie fox, Vulpes velox, Vulpes macrotis, arctic fox, white fox, Alopex lagopus, gray fox, grey fox, Urocyon cinereoargenteus, demoralize, perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound, disorient, disorientate, snooker

 

Grouped Verbs: confuse, flurry, disconcert, put off

 

Derivational Morphology: trick, fob, pull a fast one on, play a trick on, hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, duck, sidestep, confusion, discombobulation, bewilderment, obfuscation, puzzlement, befuddlement, mystification, bafflement, bemusement, mental confusion, confusedness, disarray, dodger, slyboots, fast one, prankster, cut-up, trickster, tricker, hoaxer, practical joker, trickery, hocus-pocus, slickness, hanky panky, jiggery-pokery, skulduggery, skullduggery, chicanery, chicane, guile, wile, shenanigan

 

Language Translations:
Afrikaans: skelm and vos   Albanian: dhelpër  
Armenian: աղվես   Basque: azeri  
Belarusian: ліса   Bosnian: lisica  
Breton: louarn   Bulgarian: лисица  
Catalan: guineu   Chinese: 狐狸  
Croatian: lisica   Danish: ræv  
Dutch: vos   Esperanto: vulpo  
Estonian: rebane   Finnish: kettu  
French: renard   Frisian: foks  
Galician: raposo   Georgian: მელა  
German: Fuchs   Greek: αλεπού  
Hebrew: שועל   Hindi: लोमड़ी  
Hungarian: róka   Icelandic: refur  
Indonesian: rubah   Irish: sionnach  
Italian: volpe   Japanese:  
Korean: 여우   Latin: vulpes  
Latvian: lapsa   Lithuanian: lapė  
Macedonian: лисица   Maltese: volpi  
Norwegian: rev   Novial: foxe  
Polish: lis   Portuguese: matreiro and raposa  
Romanian: vulpe   Russian: лиса and ловкий  
Slovak: líška   Slovene: lisica  
Spanish: zorro   Swahili: mbweha  
Swedish: räv   Tamil: நரி  
Telugu: జిత్తులమారి and నక్క   Turkish: tilki  
Ukrainian: лис   Welsh: cadno  
 
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