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adj. fox·i·er, fox·i·est
a. Of or resembling a fox.
b. Slyly clever; crafty: a foxy scheme.
2. Having a reddish-brown color.
3. Discolored, as by age or decay; foxed.
4. Slang Sexually attractive.
5. Having a distinctive sharp flavor or aroma reminiscent of fox grapes: a foxy wine.

fox′i·ly adv.
fox′i·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.foxiness - shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deceptionfoxiness - shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception
astuteness, perspicaciousness, perspicacity, shrewdness - intelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings)


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