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foxy


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Foxy  \Fox"y\,  a. 
  1.  Like  or  pertaining  to  the  fox;  foxlike  in  disposition  or 
  looks  wily. 
 
  Modred's  narrow,  foxy  face.  --Tennyson. 
 
  2.  Having  the  color  of  a  fox;  of  a  yellowish  or  reddish  brown 
  color;  --  applied  sometimes  to  paintings  when  they  have 
  too  much  of  this  color. 
 
  3.  Having  the  odor  of  a  fox;  rank;  strong  smeelling. 
 
  4.  Sour;  unpleasant  in  taste;  --  said  of  wine,  beer,  etc., 
  not  properly  fermented;  --  also  of  grapes  which  have  the 
  coarse  flavor  of  the  fox  grape. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  foxy 
  adj  :  marked  by  skill  in  deception;  "cunning  men  often  pass  for 
  wise";  "deep  political  machinations";  "a  foxy  scheme"; 
  "a  slick  evasive  answer";  "sly  as  a  fox";  "tricky 
  Dick";  "a  wily  old  attorney"  [syn:  {crafty},  {cunning}, 
  {dodgy},  {guileful},  {knavish},  {slick},  {sly},  {tricksy}, 
  {tricky},  {wily}] 




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