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fox

noun

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1 a lovely woman
  • she's a real fox—smart, sassy, and sexy

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2 a physically attractive person
  • both he and his twin sister are foxes

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fox

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of fox (Entry 2 of 2)

2 to get the better of through cleverness
  • no confidence man will ever fox me and get my hard-earned money

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“Fox.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fox. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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