Synonyms of fox


1. fox, canine, canid

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

2. dodger, fox, slyboots, deceiver, cheat, cheater, trickster, beguiler, slicker

usage: a shifty deceptive person

3. fox, fur, pelt

usage: the grey or reddish-brown fur of a fox

4. Fox, Charles James Fox

usage: English statesman who supported American independence and the French Revolution (1749-1806)

5. Fox, George Fox

usage: English religious leader who founded the Society of Friends (1624-1691)

6. Fox, Algonquian, Algonquin

usage: a member of an Algonquian people formerly living west of Lake Michigan along the Fox River

7. Fox, Algonquian, Algonquin, Algonquian language

usage: the Algonquian language of the Fox


1. flim-flam, play a joke on, play tricks, trick, fob, fox, pull a fast one on, play a trick on, deceive, lead on, delude, cozen

usage: deceive somebody; "We tricked the teacher into thinking that class would be cancelled next week"

2. confuse, throw, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulate, be

usage: 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"

3. fox, spot

usage: become discolored with, or as if with, mildew spots

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