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1. wolf

noun. ['ˈwʊlf'] any of various predatory carnivorous canine mammals of North America and Eurasia that usually hunt in packs.

Synonyms

  • canid
  • Arctic wolf
  • grey wolf
  • maned wolf
  • Canis latrans
  • Canis niger
  • timber wolf
  • Canis
  • canine
  • Canis lupus tundrarum
  • wolf pup
  • prairie wolf
  • red wolf
  • brush wolf
  • gray wolf
  • white wolf
  • Canis rufus
  • coyote
  • genus Canis
  • wolf cub

Antonyms

  • male
  • humane
  • civilized
  • praise

Etymology

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

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Rhymes with Grey Wolf

  • wulff
  • wulf
  • woolf
  • wolff
  • wolfe

Sentences with grey-wolf


1. Noun Phrase
These small wolves weigh approximately 40 pounds and are a subspecies of the North American grey wolf.

2. Noun Phrase
The English wolf was a subspecies of the grey wolf, which is the most common species of wolf.

3. Noun Phrase
Reintroduction programs would likely bring wolves from mainland Europe, where the grey wolf is already making a comeback.

4. Noun Phrase
The grey wolf and the near-extinct red wolf are the two wolf breeds in North America.

2. grey

adjective. ['ˈgreɪ'] of an achromatic color of any lightness intermediate between the extremes of white and black.

Synonyms

  • grayish
  • gray
  • greyish
  • achromatic

Antonyms

  • insulator
  • inarticulate
  • dull
  • nonmetallic

3. wolf

noun. ['ˈwʊlf'] a man who is aggressive in making amorous advances to women.

Synonyms

  • womanizer
  • masher
  • skirt chaser
  • womaniser
  • philanderer

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • eat out
  • eat in
  • reassure

Etymology

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

4. wolf

verb. ['ˈwʊlf'] eat hastily.

Synonyms

  • wolf down

Etymology

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

5. wolf

noun. ['ˈwʊlf'] a cruelly rapacious person.

Synonyms

  • attacker
  • assailant
  • assaulter
  • aggressor
  • savage
  • wildcat
  • beast

Antonyms

  • nonviolent
  • official
  • nonexploratory
  • sound

Etymology

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

6. Wolf

noun. Austrian composer (1860-1903).

7. Wolf

noun. German classical scholar who claimed that the Iliad and Odyssey were composed by several authors (1759-1824).

8. Grey

noun. United States writer of western adventure novels (1875-1939).

9. grey

adjective. ['ˈgreɪ'] used to signify the Confederate forces in the American Civil War (who wore grey uniforms).

Synonyms

  • southern

Antonyms

  • white
  • unloved

10. grey

verb. ['ˈgreɪ'] make grey.

Synonyms

  • colorise
  • colour
  • colour in
  • colourise
  • color in
  • color
  • gray
  • colourize

Antonyms

  • reactive
  • positive
  • negative
  • charged
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