of or resembling a fox.
cunning or crafty.
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How to use vulpine in a sentence
I remember that as we said good-bye, there was that in her smile that recalled the vulpine complacency of Mona Lisa, the Wise.The Red One | Jack London
Then, temporarily, his vulpine face showed avaricious hope, and then apprehension.Space Viking | Henry Beam Piper
No vulpine contraction of the muzzle, such as would have suggested the sleuth and invited suspicion.The Incendiary | W. A. (William Augustine) Leahy
Even Fleetwood's devil, much addicted to cape and sword and ladder, the vulpine and the gryphine, rejected it.The Amazing Marriage, Complete | George Meredith
The vulpine phalanger does duty for a fox; the fat and sleepy little dormouse phalanger takes the place of a European dormouse.Falling in Love | Grant Allen
British Dictionary definitions for vulpine
Also: vulpecular (vʌlˈpɛkjʊlə) of, relating to, or resembling a fox
possessing the characteristics often attributed to foxes; crafty, clever, etc
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