Definitions for foxyˈfɒk si

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fox•yˈfɒk si(adj.)fox•i•er, fox•i•est.

  1. slyly clever; cunning; crafty.

  2. yellowish brown or reddish brown.

  3. Slang. physically attractive, esp. in a sexually alluring way.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)

  4. brightly flavorful; brisk:

    foxy wine.

    Category: Viniculture/Winemaking

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crafty, cunning, dodgy, foxy, guileful, knavish, slick, sly, tricksy, tricky, wily(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"


  1. foxy(Adjective)

    having the qualities of a fox

  2. foxy(Adjective)

    attractive, sexy

  3. foxy(Adjective)

    (of a person) red-haired.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Foxy(adj)

    like or pertaining to the fox; foxlike in disposition or looks; wily

  2. Foxy(adj)

    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. Foxy(adj)

    having the odor of a fox; rank; strong smeelling

  4. Foxy(adj)

    sour; unpleasant in taste; -- said of wine, beer, etc., not properly fermented; -- also of grapes which have the coarse flavor of the fox grape


  1. Foxy

    Foxy is a musical with a book by Ian McLellan Hunter and Ring Lardner, Jr., lyrics by Johnny Mercer, and music by Robert Emmett Dolan. Based on Ben Jonson's Volpone, it transports the original play's setting of early-17th century Renaissance Venice to the Yukon during the gold rush of 1898. When prospector Jim Fox confides in buddies Bedrock, Shortcut, and Buzzard that he's discovered a mother lode in the Klondike River, they set off to claim it as their own. Foxy and con man Doc Mosk join forces to swindle the greedy trio out of their stolen wealth. The two arrive in the Yukon with an enormous chest they claim is filled with gold and announce that Foxy is dying and looking to name an heir. As expected, the three begin to cater to their pal's every whim in the hope they'll be selected. Subplots focus on Doc's affair with local madam Brandy; destitute Celia, who decides to sell herself to the highest bidder; and Bedrock's son Ben, who returns from Dartmouth College in time to save Celia and become involved in Foxy's shenanigans.

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


clever in a deceitful way

He's a foxy fellow.

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