Definition of Foxlike

1. a. Resembling a fox in his characteristic qualities; cunning; artful; foxy.



Definition of Foxlike

1. Adjective. Like a fox. ¹

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Definition of Foxlike

1. resembling a fox (a carnivorous mammal) [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foxlike

foxhunter
foxhunters
foxhunting
foxhuntings
foxhunts
foxie
foxier
foxies
foxiest
foxily
foxiness
foxinesses
foxing
foxings
foxish
foxlike (current term)
foxly
foxnut
foxnuts
foxshark
foxsharks
foxship
foxships
foxskin
foxskins
foxtail
foxtail barley
foxtail millet
foxtail orchid

Literary usage of Foxlike

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1. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"... the muzzle rather sharp, eyes somewhat oblique, and aspect somewhat foxlike, the tail also has a more or less perfect foxlike brush. ..."

2. The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1900 by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (1904)
"... by the happy threshold, he, Or hand in hand with Plenty in the maize, Or red with spirted purple of the vats, Or foxlike in the vine ; nor cares to walk ..."

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