(noun, verb)


1. alert carnivorous mammal with pointed muzzle and ears and a bushy tail; most are predators that do not hunt in packs

Definition categories: animal, canid, canine

2. a shifty deceptive person

Similar word(s): dodger, slyboots

Definition categories: person, beguiler, cheat, cheater, deceiver, slicker, trickster

3. the grey or reddish-brown fur of a fox

Definition categories: substance, fur, pelt

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

Definition categories: person, algonquian, algonquin

5. the Algonquian language of the Fox

Definition categories: communication, algonquian, algonquin


1. deceive somebody

Similar word(s): fob, trick

Definition categories: social, cozen, deceive, delude

2. be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly

Similar word(s): bedevil, befuddle, confound, confuse, discombobulate, fuddle, throw

Definition categories: cognition, be

3. become discolored with, or as if with, mildew spots

Definition categories: change, spot

Sentences with fox as a verb:

- This crossword puzzle has completely foxed me.

- The pages of the book show distinct foxing.