Wolf Meaning and Definition


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Wolf meaning

Word: Wolf

How to pronounce: wʊlf

Noun

Definitions:

1. A wild carnivorous mammal of the dog family, living and hunting in packs. It is native to both Eurasia and North America, but has been widely exterminated.

Example sentences: "Among wild dogs and wolves, the cooperative hunting pack includes both males and females, and they provision both pups and a nursing mother."

2. Used figuratively to refer to a rapacious, ferocious, or voracious person or thing.

Example sentences: "He calls the media ravening wolves"

3. A harsh or out-of-tune effect produced when playing particular notes or intervals on a musical instrument, caused either by the instrument's construction or by divergence from equal temperament.

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. Devour (food) greedily.

Example sentences: "He wolfed down his breakfast"


Synonyms:

lupine

lupus

lobo

womanizer

philanderer

beast

vulture


Derivations:

wolfish

wolfing

wolfed

wolfskin


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Wolf in Other Languages...

Spanish: Lobo

German: Wolf

French: Loup

Italian: Lupo

Turkish: Kurt


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