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other words for foxing
- fake out
- lead astray
- make a fool of
- make a monkey of
- pull a fast one on
- put one over on
- run circles around
- take in
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To-night it wasn't that feeling that made it difficult for me to go on "foxing."
THE BOYS AND IMRS. MOLESWORTH
Fox; (verb) to pretend, to feign, to sham: 'he's not sick at all, he's only foxing.'
ENGLISH AS WE SPEAK IT IN IRELANDP. W. JOYCE
It is curious that the expression "foxing" is not so suitable to this animal as to many others.
THE CAMBRIDGE NATURAL HISTORY, VOL X., MAMMALIAFRANK EVERS BEDDARD
They were still "foxing," or as my Samoan servant called it, le toga-fiti e mate (pretending to be dead).
THE CALL OF THE SOUTHLOUIS BECKE
His strong point was foxing clothes with canvas which he always carried for that purpose.
THIRTY YEARS ON THE FRONTIERROBERT MCREYNOLDS
By and by he opened his eyes—for he was only foxing—and saw the Partridge sitting on a branch above him.
THE ONTARIO READERSONTARIO MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
On one particular evening, however, when she made her usual survey of the room, seven of the apparent sleepers were foxing.
THE MADCAP OF THE SCHOOLANGELA BRAZIL
He, however, insisted that the fellow was only "foxing," and so the matter ended.
A MODERN BUCCANEERROLF BOLDREWOOD
Even so, I did not dare to move, for fear that he might be foxing.
It seemed to him that they were 'foxing Old Bagwigs finely.'
THE FORSYTE SAGA, COMPLETEJOHN GALSWORTHY