Associations to the word «Wolf»

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Wiktionary

WOLF, noun. A large wild canid of certain subspecies of Canis lupus.
WOLF, noun. A man who makes amorous advances on many women.
WOLF, noun. (music) A wolf tone or wolf note; an unpleasant tone produced when a note matches the natural resonating frequency of the body of a musical instrument, the quality of which may be likened to the howl of a wolf.
WOLF, noun. One of the destructive, and usually hairy, larvae of several species of beetles and grain moths.
WOLF, noun. (figurative) Any very ravenous, rapacious, or destructive person or thing; especially, want; starvation.
WOLF, noun. A white worm, or maggot, which infests granaries.
WOLF, noun. (obsolete) An eating ulcer or sore. See lupus.
WOLF, noun. A willying machine.
WOLF, verb. (transitive) To devour; to gobble; to eat (something) voraciously.
WOLF, proper noun. The constellation Lupus.
WOLF, proper noun. A surname​.
WOLF CUB, noun. A young wolf.
WOLF CUB, noun. (chiefly British) (dated) A Cub Scout. [Not used officially since 1967.]
WOLF CUBS, noun. Plural of wolf cub
WOLF DOG, noun. A dog trained to hunt wolves
WOLF DOG, noun. A hybrid between a wolf and a dog
WOLF DOWN, verb. (idiomatic) To consume (food) quickly, often without regard for table manners.
WOLF EEL, noun. Anarrhichthys ocellatus, a superficially eel-like fish found in the northern Pacific Ocean.
WOLF EELS, noun. Plural of wolf eel
WOLF HOOK, noun. A thunderbolt runic drawn as a straight edged s with a horizontal bar in the middle and the ends angled at 90 degrees centerwise, especially a Nazi one
WOLF HOOK, noun. A type of weapon used to hunt wolves and by extension, a kind of modern day assault rifle handle in a similar shape
WOLF HOOKS, noun. Plural of wolf hook
WOLF IN SHEEP'S CLOTHING, noun. (idiomatic) A person or other performer of actions which is harmful or threatening but disguised as something peaceful or pleasant.
WOLF NET, noun. A kind of fishing net, capable of catching many fish at a time.
WOLF PACK, noun. Alternative form of wolfpack
WOLF SPIDER, noun. Any of several species of wandering spiders (family Lycosidae) that catches their prey on the ground by stalking it and not building webs.
WOLF SPIDERS, noun. Plural of wolf spider
WOLF TICKET, noun. (AAVE) (chiefly in the plural) Tough talk; threat(s) or boast(s), especially if empty and/or if made to intimidate someone. (Chiefly used in the phrases sell wolf tickets and buy wolf tickets.)
WOLF TICKETS, noun. Plural of wolf ticket
WOLF TOOTH, noun. One of the small, peg-like teeth just in front of (or rostral to) the first cheek teeth of horses and other equids.
WOLF WHELP, noun. A young, especially an infant, wolf; a wolf cub, wolfkin, or wolfling.
WOLF WHISTLE, noun. A whistle, of two notes, to signify sexual interest in someone.
WOLF WHISTLE, verb. To whistle in appreciation or sexual interest.

Dictionary definition

WOLF, noun. Any of various predatory carnivorous canine mammals of North America and Eurasia that usually hunt in packs.
WOLF, noun. Austrian composer (1860-1903).
WOLF, noun. German classical scholar who claimed that the Iliad and Odyssey were composed by several authors (1759-1824).
WOLF, noun. A man who is aggressive in making amorous advances to women.
WOLF, noun. A cruelly rapacious person.
WOLF, verb. Eat hastily; "The teenager wolfed down the pizza".

Wise words

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