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fox
American English: /fɑks/
British English: /fɒks/

Translation of fox in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 (animal) he's a sly old fox (before noun) 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 (fur) red/silver fox
    zorro rojizo/plateado
    (before noun) (jacket/collar)
    de zorro
    Example sentences
    • It will join that old fox stole I rescued from a charity shop.
    2.2 countable (garment)
    zorros (masculine plural)

transitive verb

  • 1 1.1 (perplex) [colloquial]
    confundir
    dejar perplejo
    the problem had him foxed
    el problema lo tenía perplejo
    Example sentences
    • But she throws in a slower serve which foxes the French player.
    • There are almost humorous situations: when a woman at a medical clinic tries to palm it off to an unsuspecting receptionist, and when an art dealer is foxed by the way his wife has been cheated.
    • The 22-year-old student admitted the greens had foxed him, but was delighted with his achievement of reaching the final.
    Example sentences
    • But he made his disdain clear: as far back as 1954, he complained of his ‘beefing, threatening, foxing and conniving.’
    1.2 (trick)

intransitive verb

  • (paper)
    mancharse
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