Share this entry

Share this page

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

Definition of fox in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day tecito
m
tea …
Cultural fact of the day

The current Spanish Constitution (Constitución Española) was approved in the Cortes Generales in December 1978. It describes Spain as a parliamentary monarchy, gives sovereign power to the people through universal suffrage, recognizes the plurality of religions, and transfers responsibility for defense from the armed forces to the government. The Constitution was generally well received, except in the Basque Country, whose desire for independence it did not satisfy. It is considered to have facilitated the successful transition from dictatorship to democracy.