crazy like a fox
Definition of crazy like a fox
: appearing foolish or strange but actually very clever He was old and but smart. “Crazy like a fox” was the way she described him.
Word by Word Definitions
: full of cracks or flaws : unsound
: crooked, askew
: not mentally sound : marked by thought or action that lacks reason : insane
: one who is or acts crazy
: such a one associated with a radical or extremist political cause
: extremely, wildly
: any of various carnivorous (see carnivorous 1) mammals (especially genus Vulpes) of the dog family related to but smaller than wolves with shorter legs, more pointed muzzle, large erect ears, and long bushy tail
: the fur of a fox
: a clever crafty person
: to trick by ingenuity or cunning : outwit
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