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fox in Animals topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfoxfox1 /fɒks $ fɑːks/ ●●○ noun  1 fox.jpg [countable]HBA a wild animal like a dog with reddish-brown fur, a pointed face, and a thick tail2 [countable] informalINTELLIGENTTRICK/DECEIVE someone who is clever and good at deceiving people He was a sly old fox.3 [uncountable]DCC the skin and fur of a fox, used to make clothes4 [countable] American English informalSEXY someone who is sexually attractive
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foxShe's such a fox!Also invoked against eye trouble and foxes.Riding to hounds, taking fences and obstacles along a route dictated by the fox is a very skilled activity.The scornful rider gave the fox no chance to get well away.The whole pack raced behind on the scent of the fox.They ran through field after field, with the hounds all the time slowly gaining on the fox.The fox is merely after its dinner.Whereas foxes eat things other than rabbits, cheetahs eat only gazelles.