wolf in sheep's clothing
phrasal one who cloaks a hostile intention with a friendly manner

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • wolf in sheep's clothing — A wolf in sheep s clothing is something dangerous that looks quite safe and innocent …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • wolf in sheep's clothing — {n. phr.} A person who pretends to be good but really is bad. * /Mrs. Martin trusted the lawyer until she realized that he was a wolf in sheep s clothing./ * /Mr. Black was fooled by the salesman s manners until he showed that he was really a… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • wolf in sheep's clothing — {n. phr.} A person who pretends to be good but really is bad. * /Mrs. Martin trusted the lawyer until she realized that he was a wolf in sheep s clothing./ * /Mr. Black was fooled by the salesman s manners until he showed that he was really a… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • wolf in sheep's clothing —    A wolf in sheep s clothing is something dangerous that looks quite safe and innocent.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    To describe someone as a wolf in sheep s clothing means that although they look harmless, they are really very… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • wolf\ in\ sheep's\ clothing — n. phr. A person who pretends to be good but really is bad. Mrs. Martin trusted the lawyer until she realized that he was a wolf in sheep s clothing. Mr. Black was fooled by the salesman s manners until he showed that he was really a wolf in… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • wolf in sheep's clothing — phrasal : one who cloaks a hostile intention with a friendly manner * * * wolf in sheep s clothing Someone who behind a kindly and inoffensive exterior is dangerous and unscrupulous • • • Main Entry: ↑wolf …   Useful english dictionary

  • wolf in sheep's clothing — See a wolf in sheep s clothing …   English idioms

  • wolf in sheep's clothing — a person who pretends to be good but really is bad He is a wolf in sheep s clothing and you should be very careful when you have to deal with him …   Idioms and examples

  • wolf in sheep's clothing — idi wolf in sheep s clothing, a person who conceals evil beneath an innocent exterior …   From formal English to slang

  • Wolf in sheep's clothing —   A wolf in sheep s clothing is something dangerous that looks quite safe and innocent …   Dictionary of English idioms

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