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    fox - Dictionary definition and meaning for word fox

    Definition
    (noun) alert carnivorous mammal with pointed muzzle and ears and a bushy tail; most are predators that do not hunt in packs Definition
    (noun) a shifty deceptive person
    Synonyms : dodger , slyboots
    Definition
    (noun) the grey or reddish-brown fur of a fox Definition
    (noun) English statesman who supported American independence and the French Revolution (1749-1806)
    Synonyms : charles james fox
    Definition
    (noun) English religious leader who founded the Society of Friends (1624-1691)
    Synonyms : george fox
    Definition
    (noun) a member of an Algonquian people formerly living west of Lake Michigan along the Fox River Definition
    (noun) the Algonquian language of the Fox Definition
    (verb) deceive somebody
    Example Sentence
    • We tricked the teacher into thinking that class would be cancelled next week
    Definition
    (verb) be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly
    Example Sentence
    • These questions confuse even the experts
    • This question completely threw me
    • This question befuddled even the teacher
    Definition
    (verb) become discolored with, or as if with, mildew spots
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