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Meaning of FOXY

Pronunciation:  'fâksee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  marked by skill in deception; "cunning men often pass for wise"; "deep political machinations"; "a foxy scheme"; "a slick evasive answer"; "sly as a fox"; "tricky Dick"; "a wily old attorney"
 

FOXY is a 4 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: artful, crafty, cunning, dodgy, guileful, knavish, slick, sly, tricksy, tricky, wily
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fox"y\, a.
1. Like or pertaining to the fox; foxlike in disposition or
   looks; wily.

         Modred's narrow, foxy face.           --Tennyson.

2. Having the color of a fox; of a yellowish or reddish brown
   color; -- applied sometimes to paintings when they have
   too much of this color.

3. Having the odor of a fox; rank; strong smeelling.

4. Sour; unpleasant in taste; -- said of wine, beer, etc.,
   not properly fermented; -- also of grapes which have the
   coarse flavor of the fox grape.

 
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