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1 a man given to seducing women
  • she threatened to geld the wolf if he didn't stop making passes at her

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2 a person who habitually preys upon others
  • no sooner had the lottery winner's name been made public than the wolves with their investment schemes showed up on her doorstep

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Synonyms & Antonyms of wolf (Entry 2 of 2)

to swallow or eat greedily
  • don't wolf your food or you'll be sick

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The first known use of wolf was before the 12th century

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woke (up)


wolf dog

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“Wolf.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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