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Definition of "vulpine" [vul•pine]

  • Of, resembling, or characteristic of a fox. (adjective)
  • Cunning; clever. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "vulpine" in a sentence
  • "I remember that as we said good-by there was that in her smile that recalled the vulpine complacency of Mona Lisa, the Wise."
  • "I remember that as we said good-bye, there was that in her smile that recalled the vulpine complacency of Mona Lisa, the"
  • "And when he later threatens the recalcitrant Goneril that her sister will "with her nails flay thy wolfish visage", he brandishes his own vulpine claw in her face."