Definition of Fox

1. Noun. Alert carnivorous mammal with pointed muzzle and ears and a bushy tail; most are predators that do not hunt in packs.

2. Verb. Deceive somebody. "We tricked the teacher into thinking that class would be cancelled next week"
Exact synonyms: Flim-flam, Fob, Play A Joke On, Play A Trick On, Play Tricks, Pull A Fast One On, Trick
Generic synonyms: Cozen, Deceive, Delude, Lead On
Specialized synonyms: Snooker
Derivative terms: Flimflam, Trick, Tricker, Trickery, Trickery

3. Noun. A shifty deceptive person.
Exact synonyms: Dodger, Slyboots
Generic synonyms: Beguiler, Cheat, Cheater, Deceiver, Slicker, Trickster
Derivative terms: Dodge, Foxy

4. Verb. Be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly. "The performance is likely to fox Sue"; "This question befuddled even the teacher"

5. Noun. The grey or reddish-brown fur of a fox.
Generic synonyms: Fur, Pelt

6. Verb. Become discolored with, or as if with, mildew spots.
Generic synonyms: Spot

7. Noun. English statesman who supported American independence and the French Revolution (1749-1806).
Exact synonyms: Charles James Fox
Generic synonyms: National Leader, Solon, Statesman

8. Noun. English religious leader who founded the Society of Friends (1624-1691).
Exact synonyms: George Fox
Generic synonyms: Religious Person

9. Noun. A member of an Algonquian people formerly living west of Lake Michigan along the Fox River.
Generic synonyms: Algonquian, Algonquin

10. Noun. The Algonquian language of the Fox.

Definition of Fox

1. n. A carnivorous animal of the genus Vulpes, family Canidæ, of many species. The European fox (V. vulgaris or V. vulpes), the American red fox (V. fulvus), the American gray fox (V. Virginianus), and the arctic, white, or blue, fox (V. lagopus) are well-known species.

2. v. t. To intoxicate; to stupefy with drink.

3. v. i. To turn sour; -- said of beer, etc., when it sours in fermenting.

Definition of Fox

1. Proper noun. (surname from=Middle English dot=) derived from the name of the animal. ¹

2. Proper noun. (US) w:Fox Broadcasting Company Fox Broadcasting Company, a large television network from the USA. ¹

3. Proper noun. A given name. ¹

4. Noun. (soccer) someone connected with w:Leicester City Football Club Leicester City Football Club, as a fan, player, coach etc. ¹

5. Noun. A red fox, small carnivore ((spelink Vulpes vulpes)), related to dogs and wolves, with red or silver fur and a bushy tail. ¹

6. Noun. Any of numerous species of small wild canids resembling the red fox. In the taxonomy they form the tribe Vulpini within the family ''Canidae'', consisting of nine genera (see the Wikipedia article on the fox). ¹

7. Noun. The fur of a fox or fox fur. ¹

8. Noun. A fox terrier. ¹

9. Noun. The gemmeous dragonet, a fish, ''Callionymus lyra'', so called from its yellow color. ¹

10. Noun. A cunning person. ¹

11. Noun. (slang) An attractive man or woman. ¹

12. Noun. (nautical) A small strand of rope made by twisting several rope-yarns together. Used for seizings, mats, sennits, and gaskets. ¹

13. Noun. (mechanics) A wedge driven into the split end of a bolt to tighten it. ¹

14. Verb. (transitive) To trick, fool or outwit (someone) by cunning or ingenuity. ¹

15. Verb. (transitive) To confuse or baffle (someone). ¹

16. Verb. (intransitive) To act slyly or craftily. ¹

17. Verb. (intransitive) To discolour paper. Fox marks are spots on paper caused by humidity. ¹

18. Verb. To turn sour; said of beer, etc., when it sours in fermenting. ¹

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Definition of Fox

1. to outwit [v -ED, -ING, -ES] - See also: outwit

Medical Definition of Fox

1. Origin: AS. Fox; akin to D. Vos, G. Fuchs, OHG. Fuhs, foha, Goth. Faoh, Icel. Fa fox, fox fraud; of unknown origin, cf. Skr. Puccha tail. Cf. Vixen. 1. A carnivorous animal of the genus Vulpes, family Canidae, of many species. The European fox (V. Vulgaris or V. Vulpes), the American red fox (V. Fulvus), the American gray fox (V. Virginianus), and the arctic, white, or blue, fox (V. Lagopus) are well-known species. The black or silver-gray fox is a variety of the American red fox, producing a fur of great value; the cross-gray and woods-gray foxes are other varieties of the same species, of less value. The common foxes of Europe and America are very similar; both are celebrated for their craftiness. They feed on wild birds, poultry, and various small animals. "Subtle as the fox for prey." (Shak) 2. The European dragonet. 3. The fox shark or thrasher shark; called also sea fox. See Thrasher shark, under Shark. 4. A sly, cunning fellow. "We call a crafty and cruel man a fox." (Beattie) 5. Rope yarn twisted together, and rubbed with tar; used for seizings or mats. 6. A sword; so called from the stamp of a fox on the blade, or perhaps of a wolf taken for a fox. "Thou diest on point of fox." (Shak) 7. A tribe of Indians which, with the Sacs, formerly occupied the region about Green Bay, Wisconsin; called also Outagamies. Fox and geese. A boy's game, in which one boy tries to catch others as they run one goal to another. A game with sixteen checkers, or some substitute for them, one of which is called the fox, and the rest the geese; the fox, whose first position is in the middle of the board, endeavors to break through the line of the geese, and the geese to pen up the fox. Fox bat, the tail of a fox. Fox evil, a disease in which the hair falls off; alopecy. Fox grape, one of several South American wild dogs, belonging to the genus Canis. They have long, bushy tails like a fox. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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