wolf pack

noun

Definition of wolf pack

: a group of submarines that make a coordinated attack on shipping

Examples of wolf pack in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web All this as the she-wolf pack prepares for a triple wedding. Chuck Barney, Detroit Free Press, "TV highlights for the week of May 31-June 6," 29 May 2020 One of his offspring would go on to become the breeding male of the only known wolf pack in California and two of his female pups have also migrated south, one reportedly traveling as far south as Lake Tahoe. oregonlive, "Oregon’s wolf count up to 158, but famous canid OR-7 likely dead," 16 Apr. 2020 The group crosses the treacherous ocean as they are pursued by wolf packs of Nazi U-boats. Katherine Schaffstall, The Hollywood Reporter, "Tom Hanks Leads Fight Against Nazi U-Boats in 'Greyhound' Trailer," 5 Mar. 2020 The ravens that follow every wolf pack get their share. John Schandelmeier, Anchorage Daily News, "When it comes to predator control, balancing biology and the desires of hunters is a tricky task," 14 Dec. 2019 The state’s first wolf pack — the Shasta Pack — had pups in Siskiyou County in 2015, but the wolf family disappeared before officials were able to put tracking collars on them. Tribune News Service, oregonlive, "Reward offered in case of endangered wolf that left Oregon, was killed by poacher in California," 10 Jan. 2020 At their wildest, the girls fuse into a wolf pack, donning fangs and snarling at the moon. Amanda Hess, New York Times, "The Wild Woman Awakens," 17 Dec. 2019 For the first time, a wolf pack was found living west of the Cascade Range. Nicholas K. Geranios, The Seattle Times, "State OKs killing of wolf pack members preying on cattle," 11 July 2019 But some groups, like that wolf pack, make a good attempt. New York Times, "Still the Undisputed Champs of Mammalian Migrations," 18 Nov. 2019

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'wolf pack.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of wolf pack

1941, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about wolf pack

Time Traveler for wolf pack

Time Traveler

The first known use of wolf pack was in 1941

See more words from the same year

Statistics for wolf pack

Cite this Entry

“Wolf pack.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wolf%20pack. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on wolf pack

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with wolf pack

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about wolf pack

Comments on wolf pack

What made you want to look up wolf pack? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Original Meanings Quiz

  • rembrandt painting a young scholar and his tutor
  • Which of the following is the earliest known sense of the word awe?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!