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Sunday, January 30, 2011

Definitions for vulpine

  1. Cunning or crafty.
  2. Of or resembling a fox.

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Citations for vulpine
His olive complexion surrounded a vulpine smile whenever he looked in the direction of the defendant. Jeffrey R. Ryan, A Volcano Heard Afar
McCone was aware of what was happening, and his leaning posture became more and more vulpine. Stephen King, Richard Bachman, The Running Man
Origin of vulpine
1620-1630
Vulpine derives from the Latin word for "fox," vulpinus.