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Definition of "foxy" []

  • Of or resembling a fox. (adjective)
  • Slyly clever; crafty: a foxy scheme. (adjective)
  • Having a reddish-brown color. (adjective)
  • Discolored, as by age or decay; foxed. (adjective)
  • Slang Sensually attractive; sexy. (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 "foxy" in a sentence
  • "All prime ministers, even Margaret Thatcher, engage in foxy tactics to disguise tactical retreats in Brussels, and usually get away with it."
  • "It is a hardy variety with some bunch-rot disease resistance, but can easily result in foxy, grapy flavors if not picked early enough."
  • "Rob Zombie attempts to bring the word foxy back in "Foxy, Foxy"."