A term to refer to someone (usually a woman) meaning that they are attractive and sexy. Why being likened to a fox is considered a compliment, and being likened to a dog is an insult is beyond me, because dog kill fox afterall! They're the top of the cartoon food chain damnit!

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 smelling.

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.

 

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