Definition of foxy
1 : resembling or suggestive of a fox a narrow foxy face: such asa : cunningly shrewdb : of a warm reddish-brown color foxy eyebrows
2 : having a sharp brisk flavor foxy grapes
3 : physically attractive a foxy lady
foxilyplay \ˈfäk-sə-lē\ adverb
foxinessplay \ˈfäk-sē-nəs\ noun
Examples of foxy in a Sentence
the oft-told story of the foxy flatterer who works her way up the ladder of success by stepping on people as she goes
Recent Examples of foxy from the Web
The crows gather when foxy is about, too, and squawk like crazy.
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And getting to hold in your hands a two-pound, 287-page manual of recipes with a foxy dust jacket is a rush the likes of which drugs got nothin’ on.
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Synonym Discussion of foxy
FOXY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of foxy for English Language Learners
: resembling or suggesting a fox
: very clever
: physically attractive
FOXY Defined for Kids
Definition of foxy for Students
: very clever a foxy trick
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