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1. fox

noun. ['ˈfɑːks'] alert carnivorous mammal with pointed muzzle and ears and a bushy tail; most are predators that do not hunt in packs.

Synonyms

  • Alopex lagopus
  • Vulpes macrotis
  • gray fox
  • Arctic fox
  • Vulpes velox
  • Vulpes fulva
  • white fox
  • red fox
  • prairie fox
  • canine
  • kit fox
  • vixen
  • Urocyon cinereoargenteus
  • grey fox
  • canid
  • Reynard

Antonyms

  • converge
  • be well
  • agree
  • change

Etymology

  • fox (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fox (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Fox

  • st_jacques
  • ballcocks
  • macaques
  • adcox
  • stocks'
  • stocks
  • stock's
  • kroc's
  • iraq's
  • frocks
  • flocks
  • clocks
  • clock's
  • brox
  • brock's
  • blocs
  • bloc's
  • blocks
  • block's
  • bloch's
  • woks
  • vox
  • vocs
  • sox
  • socks
  • shocks
  • sachs
  • rox
  • rocks
  • rock's

Example sentences of the word fox


1. Noun, singular or mass
Select “I'm going to replace the fox with my pig” from the dialogue options.

2. Adjective
Salmon fishing, fox hunting and horseback riding are popular activities in the area.

Quotes containing the word fox


1. What the hell is that?"I laughed."It's my fox hat.""Your fox hat?""Yeah, Pudge. My fox hat.""Why are you wearing your fox hat?"I asked."Because no one can catch the motherfucking fox.
- John Green, Looking for Alaska

2. Goodbye,"said the fox. "And now here is my secret, a very simple secret: It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

3. People have forgotten this truth,"the fox said. "But you mustn’t forget it. You become responsible forever for what you’ve tamed. You’re responsible for your rose.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

2. fox

noun. ['ˈfɑːks'] a shifty deceptive person.

Synonyms

  • dodger
  • trickster
  • cheat
  • slicker
  • slyboots
  • beguiler
  • cheater

Antonyms

  • differ
  • disagree
  • disassemble
  • please

Etymology

  • fox (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fox (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. Fox

noun. the Algonquian language of the Fox.

Synonyms

  • Algonquian
  • Algonquian language

4. Fox

noun. English religious leader who founded the Society of Friends (1624-1691).

5. Fox

noun. a member of an Algonquian people formerly living west of Lake Michigan along the Fox River.

Synonyms

  • Algonquian

6. Fox

noun. English statesman who supported American independence and the French Revolution (1749-1806).

7. fox

noun. ['ˈfɑːks'] the grey or reddish-brown fur of a fox.

Synonyms

  • fur

Antonyms

  • encourage
  • elate

Etymology

  • fox (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fox (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. fox

verb. ['ˈfɑːks'] become discolored with, or as if with, mildew spots.

Antonyms

  • disengage

Etymology

  • fox (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fox (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. fox

verb. ['ˈfɑːks'] be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly.

Synonyms

  • confuse
  • vex
  • demoralize
  • throw
  • baffle
  • discombobulate
  • beat
  • flummox
  • stick
  • pose
  • gravel
  • befuddle
  • puzzle
  • disconcert
  • fuddle
  • bewilder
  • dumbfound
  • flurry
  • put off
  • bedevil
  • perplex
  • get
  • confound
  • disorientate
  • stupefy
  • disorient
  • mystify
  • amaze
  • nonplus

Antonyms

  • switch off
  • stand still
  • lose
  • refresh

Etymology

  • fox (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fox (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. fox

verb. ['ˈfɑːks'] deceive somebody.

Synonyms

  • delude
  • snooker
  • play a joke on
  • fob
  • play a trick on
  • trick
  • deceive
  • cozen
  • flim-flam
  • lead on
  • pull a fast one on

Antonyms

  • rested
  • detach
  • unfasten
  • dislodge

Etymology

  • fox (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fox (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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