Foxlike
Foxlike Fox"like`, a. Resembling a fox in his characteristic qualities; cunning; artful; foxy. [1913 Webster]

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  • foxlike — adjective Like a fox …   Wiktionary

  • foxlike — adj. cunning; shrewd; foxy; clever; similar to a fox in his characteristics …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fox — foxlike, adj. /foks/, n., pl. foxes, (esp. collectively) fox, v. n. 1. any of several carnivores of the dog family, esp. those of the genus Vulpes, smaller than wolves, having a pointed, slightly upturned muzzle, erect ears, and a long, bushy… …   Universalium

  • lemur — lemurlike, adj. /lee meuhr/, n. any of various small, arboreal, chiefly nocturnal mammals of the family Lemuridae, of Madagascar and the Comoro Islands, esp. of the genus Lemur, usually having large eyes, a foxlike face, and woolly fur: most… …   Universalium

  • Welsh corgi — one of either of two Welsh breeds of dogs having short legs, erect ears, and a foxlike head. Cf. Cardigan (def. 2), Pembroke (def. 3). [1925 30] * * * Either of two breeds of cattle dogs. The Cardigan Welsh corgi was developed from relatives of… …   Universalium

  • Pomeranian — /pom euh ray nee euhn, rayn yeuhn/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Pomerania. n. 2. one of a breed of small dogs having long, straight hair, erect ears, and a tail carried over the back. 3. a native or inhabitant of Pomerania.… …   Universalium

  • schipperke — /skip euhr kee, keuh/, n. one of a Belgian breed of small dogs having erect ears and a thick, black coat, originally used as a watchdog on boats in the Netherlands and Belgium. [1885 90; < dial. D: little boatman, equiv. to schipper SKIPPER1 + ke …   Universalium

  • Asse — Asse, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A small foxlike animal ({Vulpes cama}) of South Africa, valued for its fur. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • corgi — n. either of two Welsh breeds of long bodied short legged dogs with erect ears and a foxlike head. Syn: Welsh corgi. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • corsac — Corsak Cor sak (k?r s?k), n. (Zo[ o]l.) A small foxlike mammal ({Cynalopex corsac}), found in Central Asia. [Written also {corsac}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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