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British English: /wʊlf/
American English: /wʊlf/

Translation of wolf in French:

noun pl wolves

transitive verb


to cry wolf

to be a wolf in sheep's clothing

être un loup déguisé en brebis

to keep the wolf from the door

mettre quelqu'un à l'abri du besoin

a lone wolf

un/une solitaire

to throw somebody to the wolves

jeter quelqu'un dans la gueule du loup

Phrasal verbs

wolf down

wolf down [something], wolf [something] down

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