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fox

Pronunciation: /fɑːks; fɒks/

Translation of fox in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 (animal) zorro (masculine) he's a sly old fox es un viejo zorro (before noun/delante del nombre) fox cub cachorro (masculine) de zorro
    Example sentences
    • Eagles, rattlesnakes, deer, pronghorn antelope, foxes, coyotes, and mountain lions roam the area.
    • There are 36 species of Canidae, including dogs, wolves, coyotes, jackals and foxes.
    • When raccoons, coatis, foxes, coyotes, skunks, or bears bit the models, they left tooth marks in the plasticine.
  • 2 2.1 uncountable/no numerable (fur) zorro (masculine) red/silver fox zorro rojizo/plateado (before noun/delante del nombre) [jacket/collar] de zorro 2.2 countable/numerable (garment) zorros (masculine plural)
    Example sentences
    • It will join that old fox stole I rescued from a charity shop.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1 1.1 (perplex) [colloquial/familiar] confundir, dejar perplejo the problem had him foxed el problema lo tenía perplejo 1.2 (trick) engañar

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • [paper] mancharse

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