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Noun: fox  fóks
  1. Alert carnivorous mammal with pointed muzzle and ears and a bushy tail; most are predators that do not hunt in packs
     
  2. A shifty deceptive person
    - dodger, slyboots
     
  3. The grey or reddish-brown fur of a fox
     
  4. A very attractive or seductive looking woman
    - smasher, stunner, knockout, beauty, ravisher, sweetheart, peach, lulu, looker, mantrap, dish, patootie [US], babe, hottie, honey
Verb: fox  fóks
  1. Deceive somebody
    "We foxed the teacher into thinking that class would be cancelled next week";
    - flim-flam, play a joke on, play tricks, trick, fob, pull a fast one on, play a trick on, hose [N. Amer], sucker [N. Amer]
     
  2. Be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly
    "These questions fox even the experts";
    - confuse, throw, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulate, perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, dumbfound
     
  3. Become discoloured with, or as if with, mildew spots
Noun: Fox  fóks
  1. English statesman who supported American independence and the French Revolution (1749-1806)
    - Charles James Fox
     
  2. A member of an Algonquian people formerly living west of Lake Michigan along the Fox River
     
  3. The Algonquian language of the Fox
     
  4. English religious leader who founded the Society of Friends (1624-1691)
    - George Fox

Derived forms: foxed, foxes, foxing

Type of: adult female, Algonquian, Algonquian language, Algonquin, be, beguiler, canid, canine, cheat, cheater, cozen, deceive, deceiver, delude, fur, lead on, national leader, pelt, religious person, slicker, solon, spot, statesman, trickster, woman

Encyclopedia: Fox, Oregon