Meaning of coyote
Pronunciation: (kī-ō'tē, kī'ōt), [key]
— pl. -tes, -te.
- Also calleda buffy-gray, wolflike canid, Canis latrans, of North America, distinguished from the wolf by its relatively small size and its slender build, large ears, and narrow muzzle.
- a contemptible person, esp. an avaricious or dishonest one.
- the coyote regarded as a culture hero and trickster by American Indian tribes of the West.
- a person who smuggles Mexican nationals across the border into the U.S. for a fee.
- coyote (Thesaurus)