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fox·y

 (fŏk′sē)
adj. fox·i·er, fox·i·est
1.
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.

foxy

(ˈfɒksɪ)
adj, foxier or foxiest
1. of or resembling a fox, esp in craftiness
2. smelling strongly like a fox
3. (Colours) of a reddish-brown colour
4. (of paper, wood, etc) spotted, esp by mildew
5. (Brewing) (of wine) having the flavour of fox grapes
6. (Veterinary Science) (of oats) having a musty smell as a result of getting wet, fermenting, and drying out
7. slang sexy; sexually attractive
ˈfoxily adv
ˈfoxiness n

fox•y

(ˈfɒk si)

adj. fox•i•er, fox•i•est.
1. slyly clever; cunning; crafty.
2. yellowish brown or reddish brown.
3. Slang. physically attractive, esp. in a sexually alluring way.
4. brightly flavorful; brisk: foxy wine.
[1520–30]
fox′i•ly, adv.
fox′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.foxy - 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"
artful - marked by skill in achieving a desired end especially with cunning or craft; "the artful dodger"; "an artful choice of metaphors"

foxy

foxy

adjective
Deceitfully clever:
Translations
ثَعْلَبيماكِر، بارِع، خادِع
vychytralýzrzavý
lumskudspekuleret
furfangos
eins og refurslægur
kurnaztilki gibi

foxy

[ˈfɒksɪ] ADJ
1. (= crafty) → astuto
2. (esp US) [woman] → sexy

foxy

[ˈfɒksi] adj
(= crafty) → rusé(e)
(mainly US) [woman] → sexy inv

foxy

adj (+er) (= wily)listig, pfiffig, verschlagen; foxy lady (dated US inf) → scharfes Weib (inf)

foxy

[ˈfɒksɪ] adjastuto/a, scaltro/a

fox

(foks) plural ˈfoxes noun
a type of reddish-brown wild animal which looks like a dog.
adjective
fox-fur.
verb
to puzzle or confuse. She was completely foxed.
ˈfoxy adjective
1. clever in a deceitful way. He's a foxy fellow.
2. like a fox. She had rather foxy features.
ˈfoxhound noun
a kind of dog trained to chase foxes.
fox terrier
a kind of dog formerly trained to drive foxes out of their holes in the ground.
References in classic literature ?
In that moment of abandon they were strangely animal: some were foxy and some were wolf-like; and others had the long, foolish face of sheep.
Into the fellow's usually foxy eyes had come an expression of utter stupidity.
Most wise and noble Potentate of Foxville," said the captain, addressing the King in a pompous voice, "I humbly beg to report that I found these strangers on the road leading to your Foxy Majesty's dominions, and have therefore brought them before you, as is my duty.
He would make that foxy old courtier feel that the responsibility for all the calamities that would follow the abandonment of the city and the ruin of Russia (as Rostopchin regarded it) would fall upon his doting old head.
The other, clad in a dirty russet suit with a long sweeping doublet, had a cunning, foxy face with keen, twinkling eyes and a peaky beard.
Holmes had already wired to Forbes, and we found him waiting to receive us--a small, foxy man with a sharp but by no means amiable expression.
Foxy Management first nabbed the anchor parcel at the comer of Arthur Avenue and 179th Street for $2.
The black labrador collie-cross, called Foxy, had been walking on the picturesque coastal path when it suddenly disappeared.
SPECIAL Boat Service veteran Foxy told how a mental health support group he helped found has talked veterans out of suicide.
Ladbrokes, which has 3,700 shops including 20 in Ireland, confirmed it was in discussions about a takeover by Foxy Bingo owner GVC.
FREE Radio Birmingham will have a new breakfast team from Monday - after Foxy ended six years in the hot seat by quitting live on air.