noun, plural coy·o·tes, (especially collectively) coy·o·te.
Origin of coyote
Examples from the Web for coyote
Contemporary Examples of coyote
He hoped it made him look like a coyote hunter, out for bounties.The Ballad of Johnny France
Richard Ben Cramer
January 12, 2014
Every once in awhile somebody spotted a coyote scurrying past along the side of the road, and the whole bus leaped in its seat.At the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, a Steady Drip of Toxic Trouble
February 24, 2013
As for the puppy being in danger, you have to wonder how big it was compared to the coyote.Ranger Rick and the Coyote
Carol Flake Chapman
September 10, 2011
Perry, who carries a Ruger .380 handgun in his belt when he jogs, pulled the weapon and shot the coyote dead.
The governor and the dog were out for an early morning jog when a coyote suddenly appeared, growling at Rory.
Historical Examples of coyote
Must have been a coyote in here that sneaked off with your trousers, unless you have 'em on.Way of the Lawless
But the coyote took him by the neck of his deerskin shirt and dragged him a little.
Why should a coyote, who is the least of all wolves, hunt for himself when he can find a man to follow?
"It was of that first treading that the Skin talked," agreed the Coyote.
Like a coyote he would call at night, and though the Turk heard him, he dared not answer.
noun plural -otes or -ote
Word Origin for coyote
1759, American English, from Mexican Spanish coyote, from Nahuatl coyotl.