Fox"y (?), a.


Like or pertaining to the fox; foxlike in disposition or looks; wily.

Modred's narrow, foxy face. Tennyson.


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.


Having the odor of a fox; rank; strong smelling.


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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