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a wolf in sheep's clothing

Definition of a wolf in sheep's clothing

  1. :  a person who appears to be friendly or helpful but who really is dangerous or dishonest

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  any of several large predatory canids (genus Canis) that live and hunt in packs and resemble the related dogs

    :  gray wolf — compare coyote, jackal

    :  the fur of a wolf

  1. :  to eat greedily :  devour

  1. :  any of various hollow-horned typically gregarious ruminant mammals (genus Ovis) related to the goats but stockier and lacking a beard in the male

    :  one (O. aries) long domesticated especially for its flesh and wool

    :  a timid defenseless creature

  1. :  garments in general

    :  covering

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