Definition of silver fox in English:
1A red fox of a North American variety that has black fur with white tips.
- The old prison is now a museum, and the nearby wildlife park has rare Scottish wildcats as well as silver foxes, badgers, deer and wallabies.
- The silver fox, a variant of the red fox, is a close relative of the dog.
- With his grey silk suit to match his hair, Vincent suggests a silver fox (the predator image is underscored when a coyote, eyes flaring briefly, crosses in front of the taxi).
1.1The fur of the silver fox.
- One technical innovation is Saga's fish scale technique which uses different fur types such as silver fox with mink to create a lightness of texture with pattern.
- Dressed in an ever deeper purple, the king's robe was adorned with silver fox around the neckline.
- She called up a mental picture of herself with a long, luxurious silver fox tail wrapped around her body.
2 informal A handsome gray-haired man.
- Suddenly this drop-dead gorgeous man appeared, a real silver fox, who turned out to be Oliver.
- Bill Clinton still had about half a head of brown hair when he took office but was a silver fox two years later.
- Winona Ryder plays a dying young woman who is romanced by silver fox Richard Gere in this drippy, luxe love story directed by Joan Chen.
Definition of silver fox in:
- British & World English dictionary
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