fox

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈfɒks/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/fɑks/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(foks)


Inflections of 'fox' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.):
foxes
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (All usages)
fox
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (Can be used as a collective plural—e.g. "People wear furs made out of fox.")
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fox

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. as sly as a fox
  2. [racing, hunting] fox
  3. [a red, an Arctic] fox
  4. saw a fox in the [garden, woods, forest]
  5. slang: a [wily, cunning, crafty] (old) fox
n as adj
  1. a fox terrier
  2. fox [racing, hunting]
  3. [ban, prohibit] fox hunting
v
  1. have foxed [me, the police, the other team]
  2. have [completely, really] foxed [me]
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