Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun fox

7 senses of fox

Sense 1
fox -- (alert carnivorous mammal with pointed muzzle and ears and a bushy tail; most are predators that do not hunt in packs)
       => canine, canid -- (any of various fissiped mammals with nonretractile claws and typically long muzzles)

Sense 2
dodger, fox, slyboots -- (a shifty deceptive person)
       => deceiver, cheat, cheater, trickster, beguiler, slicker -- (someone who leads you to believe something that is not true)

Sense 3
fox -- (the grey or reddish-brown fur of a fox)
       => fur, pelt -- (the dressed hairy coat of a mammal)

Sense 4
Fox, Charles James Fox -- (English statesman who supported American independence and the French Revolution (1749-1806))
       INSTANCE OF=> statesman, solon, national leader -- (a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs)

Sense 5
Fox, George Fox -- (English religious leader who founded the Society of Friends (1624-1691))
       INSTANCE OF=> religious person -- (a person who manifests devotion to a deity)

Sense 6
Fox -- (a member of an Algonquian people formerly living west of Lake Michigan along the Fox River)
       => Algonquian, Algonquin -- (a member of any of the North American Indian groups speaking an Algonquian language and originally living in the subarctic regions of eastern Canada; many Algonquian tribes migrated south into the woodlands from the Mississippi River to the Atlantic coast)

Sense 7
Fox -- (the Algonquian language of the Fox)
       => Algonquian, Algonquin, Algonquian language -- (family of North American Indian languages spoken from Labrador to South Carolina and west to the Great Plains)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb fox

3 senses of fox

Sense 1
flim-flam, play a joke on, play tricks, trick, fob, fox, pull a fast one on, play a trick on -- (deceive somebody; "We tricked the teacher into thinking that class would be cancelled next week")
       => deceive, lead on, delude, cozen -- (be false to; be dishonest with)

Sense 2
confuse, throw, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulate -- (be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly; "These questions confuse even the experts"; "This question completely threw me"; "This question befuddled even the teacher")
       => be -- (have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer")

Sense 3
fox -- (become discolored with, or as if with, mildew spots)
       => spot -- (become spotted; "This dress spots quickly")

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