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  Words related to fox

Related / Similar Words: Fox, dodger, slyboots, George Fox, Charles James Fox, confuse, throw, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulate, trick, fob, pull a fast one on, play a trick on

 

Definition:
  • alert carnivorous mammal with pointed muzzle and ears and a bushy tail; most are predators that do not hunt in packs;
  • the Algonquian language of the Fox people;
  • a member of an Algonquian people formerly living west of Lake Michigan along the Fox River;
  • a shifty deceptive person;
  • English religious leader who founded the Society of Friends (1624-1691);
  • English statesman who supported American independence and the French Revolution (1749-1806);
  • the gray or reddish-brown fur of a fox;
  • become discolored with, or as if with, mildew spots;
  • 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";
  • deceive somebody; "We tricked the teacher into thinking that class would be cancelled next week";

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    Hyponyms: Reynard, red fox, Vulpes vulpes, Vulpes fulva, kit fox, prairie fox, Vulpes velox, Vulpes macrotis, arctic fox, white fox, Alopex lagopus, gray fox, grey fox, Urocyon cinereoargenteus, demoralize, perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound, disorient, disorientate, snooker

     

    Grouped Verbs: confuse, flurry, disconcert, put off

     

    Derivational Morphology: trick, fob, pull a fast one on, play a trick on, hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, duck, sidestep, confusion, discombobulation, bewilderment, obfuscation, puzzlement, befuddlement, mystification, bafflement, bemusement, mental confusion, confusedness, disarray, dodger, slyboots, fast one, prankster, cut-up, trickster, tricker, hoaxer, practical joker, trickery, hocus-pocus, slickness, hanky panky, jiggery-pokery, skulduggery, skullduggery, chicanery, chicane, guile, wile, shenanigan

     

    Language Translations:
    Afrikaans: skelm and vos   Albanian: dhelpër  
    Armenian: աղվես   Basque: azeri  
    Belarusian: ліса   Bosnian: lisica  
    Breton: louarn   Bulgarian: лисица  
    Catalan: guineu   Chinese: 狐狸  
    Croatian: lisica   Danish: ræv  
    Dutch: vos   Esperanto: vulpo  
    Estonian: rebane   Finnish: kettu  
    French: renard   Frisian: foks  
    Galician: raposo   Georgian: მელა  
    German: Fuchs   Greek: αλεπού  
    Hebrew: שועל   Hindi: लोमड़ी  
    Hungarian: róka   Icelandic: refur  
    Indonesian: rubah   Irish: sionnach  
    Italian: volpe   Japanese:  
    Korean: 여우   Latin: vulpes  
    Latvian: lapsa   Lithuanian: lapė  
    Macedonian: лисица   Maltese: volpi  
    Norwegian: rev   Novial: foxe  
    Polish: lis   Portuguese: matreiro and raposa  
    Romanian: vulpe   Russian: лиса and ловкий  
    Slovak: líška   Slovene: lisica  
    Spanish: zorro   Swahili: mbweha  
    Swedish: räv   Tamil: நரி  
    Telugu: జిత్తులమారి and నక్క   Turkish: tilki  
    Ukrainian: лис   Welsh: cadno  
     
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