1. coyote

noun. ['kaɪˈoʊti, ˈkaɪoʊt'] small wolf native to western North America.


  • Canis latrans
  • brush wolf
  • coydog
  • prairie wolf


  • coyote (Spanish)
  • coyotl (Classical Nahuatl)

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Rhymes with Coyote

  • airboat
  • compote
  • degroat
  • homozygote
  • jeffcoat
  • mallicoat
  • provote
  • rexroat
  • squillacote
  • zygote

How do you pronounce coyote?

Pronounce coyote as kaɪˈoʊti.

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How to spell coyote? Is it cayot? Or coyte? Common misspellings are:

  • cayot
  • coyte

Sentences with coyote

1. Noun, singular or mass
This is a clear indicator of a wild canine such as a coyote or wolf.

2. Adjective
The raccoon's natural aversion to coyotes makes it possible to use coyote urine as a raccoon repellent.

Quotes about coyote

1. Our Father who art in nature, who has given the gift of survival to the coyote, the common brown rat, the English sparrow, the house fly and the moth, must have a great and overwhelming love for no-goods and blots-on-the-town and bums, and Mack and the boys. Virtues and graces and laziness and zest. Our Father who art in nature.
- John Steinbeck, Cannery Row

2. coyote

noun. ['kaɪˈoʊti, ˈkaɪoʊt'] someone who smuggles illegal immigrants into the United States (usually across the Mexican border).


  • runner
  • moon-curser
  • smuggler
  • moon curser


  • coyote (Spanish)
  • coyotl (Classical Nahuatl)

3. coyote

noun. ['kaɪˈoʊti, ˈkaɪoʊt'] a forest fire fighter who is sent to battle remote and severe forest fires (often for days at a time).


  • ranger
  • forest fire fighter


  • coyote (Spanish)
  • coyotl (Classical Nahuatl)