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Wolf

Wolf appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • A lone wolf, lest I dial, laid itself low, Enola.
  • Wolf, never evoke epistle welts; I peek over even flow.
  • Do off-folio flat ego trials flow at a wolf’s lair to get alfoil off food?
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The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun wolf:

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The word wolf is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun wolf

What does wolf mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: wolves / wolf (less preferred form)

  1. any of various predatory carnivorous canine mammals of North America and Eurasia that usually hunt in packs
  2. German classical scholar who claimed that the Iliad and Odyssey were composed by several authors (1759-1824)
  3. a man who is aggressive in making amorous advances to women
  4. a cruelly rapacious person

Alternative definition of the noun wolf

noun

  1. A large wild canid (member of the dog family), closely related to, and at times consanguineous to the domestic dog, which is considered a subspecies of the wolf.
  2. A man who makes amorous advances on many women.
  3. [music] A 'wolf' interval. An unpleasant musical discord produced on a string or keyboard instrument.

Definition of the verb wolf

What does wolf mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: wolfed | wolfing | wolfs

  1. eat hastily
    • examples: The teenager wolfed down the pizza | They wolf more bread
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Patient]Cynthia ate the peach | Cynthia devoured the pizza | Cynthia drank the wine | Cynthia gobbled the pizza | Cynthia nibbled the carrot | Cynthia quaffed her mead | Cynthia sipped the drink | Cynthia swilled the beverage
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Patient] downCynthia gobbled the pizza down
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Patient] upCynthia gobbled the pizza up

      Verbs of Ingesting (with the same syntax): bolt, gobble.

    • lexical domain: Consumption - verbs of eating and drinking
    • synonym of wolf: wolf down
    • more generic word: eat = take in solid food

Characters

  1. Wolf a.k.a. The Big Bad Wolf is a fictional wolf appearing in several precautionary folkloric stories, including some of Aesop's Fables and Grimms' Fairy Tales. Versions of this character have appeared in numerous works, and has become a generic archetype of a menacing predatory antagonist, sometimes referred to as the Big Bad.
  2. Wolf is a fictional film character.
  3. Wolf is a fictional character from 2011 family animation film Ivan Tsarevich i Seryy Volk.
  4. Wolf is a fictional character from the 2014 film The Grand Budapest Hotel.
  5. Wolf is a fictional character from the 2012 film The Guillotines.
  6. Wolf is a fictional character from the 1994 film Psy 2.
  7. Wolf is a fictional character from the 2004 film Shrek 2.
  8. Wolf is a fictional character from the 1991 film At Play in the Fields of the Lord.
  9. Wolf is a fictional character from the 1967 film The Jungle Book.
  10. Wolf is a fictional character from the 2010 film Medium Raw: Night of the Wolf.
  11. Wolf is a fictional character from the 2010 film Rush.
  12. Wolf is a fictional character from the 2006 film Young Wolfhound.
  13. Wolf is a fictional character from the 1978 film Ringing Bell.
  14. Wolf is a fictional character from the 2012 film Mirror Mirror.
  15. Wolf is a fictional character from the 2007 film Treasure Raiders.
  16. Wolf is a fictional character from Bugs & Daffy: The Wartime Cartoons.
  17. Wolf is a fictional character from the 1997 film, Bent.
  18. Wolf is a fictional character from the 2000 film Canone Inverso.
  19. Wolf is a fictional character from the 2009 film old fangs.
  20. Wolf is a fictional character from the 1990 film Meteo.
  21. Wolf is a fictional character from the 2006 film Stormbreaker.
  22. Wolf is a fictional character from the 1944 family film My Pal Wolf.
  23. Wolf is a fictional character from the 2007 drama film The Princess of Nebraska.
  24. Wolf is a fictional character from the 1943 film Destination Tokyo.
  25. Wolf is a fictional character from the 1940 film Marked Men.
  26. Wolf is a fictional character from Blood Money.
  27. Wolf is a fictional character from the 1968 film The Savage Seven.
  28. Wolf is a fictional character from the 2001 film Hildegarde.
  29. Wolf is a fictional character from the 2009 film Green.
  30. Wolf is a fictional character from the 1979 film Escape from Alcatraz.
  31. Wolf is a fictional character from the 2012 short drama film Good Night.
  32. Wolf is a fictional character from the 2011 film Red Riding Hood.
  33. Wolf is a fictional character from the 1985 film Girls Just Want to Have Fun.

There are other characters with in their name, like Kim Wolf, Mr. Wolf, Red Wolf, She Wolf, She-Wolf, Wolf boy, Wolf Cub, Wolf Dog, Wolf Man, wolf-boy, Wolf-man, Andy Wolf, Gray Wolf, Grey-Wolf, Karl Wolf, Lone Wolf, Reed Wolf, Wolf Girl.

Films

  1. "Wolf" is a 1994 American romantic horror film directed by Mike Nichols and written by Jim Harrison, Wesley Strick, and an uncredited Elaine May, with music by Ennio Morricone and cinematography by Giuseppe Rotunno.
  2. "Wolf": Varg is a 2008 action adventure drama film written by Kerstin Ekman and directed by Daniel Alfredson.
  3. "Wolf" is a crime drama thriller film directed by Jim Taihuttu.
    • country: Netherlands
    • languages: Dutch Language, Arabic Language, French, Turkish Language, English Language
    • director: Jim Taihattu
    • genres: Crime Fiction, Thriller, Drama
    • released on
    • official website: wolfdefilm.nl
  4. "Wolf" a.k.a. "The Wolf": El lobo is a 2004 film directed by Miguel Courtois. It stars Eduardo Noriega.
  5. "Wolf" is a 1955 Japanese drama film written and directed by Kaneto Shindo.
    • also known as Okami
    • country: Japan
    • language: Japanese Language
    • starring: Nobuko Otowa
    • genre: Drama
    • released on (60 years ago)
  6. "Wolf" is a 2012 drama film written and directed by Ya'Ke Smith.
  7. "Wolf" a.k.a. "Lupu" is a 2013 drama film written and directed by Bogdan Mustata.
  8. "Wolf" is a 2012 short crime film written by Greg Caiafa.
  9. "Wolf" is a film.

People

  1. Wolf a.k.a. Christopher Coppola is a film director and producer.
  2. Wolf a.k.a. Hollywood Yates is an actor, rodeo clown, wrestler and singer.
  3. Wolf a.k.a. Myke Michaels is an actor, makeup artist, film producer, and stunt performer.
  4. Wolf a.k.a. Kimberly Evan is an actress.
  5. Wolf a.k.a. Wolfgang Raach is a stuntman and actor.
  6. Wolf a.k.a. Colin Bowman was the publisher and owner of WCW Magazine from 1994 to 1999.
  7. Wolf a.k.a. Ulvrik Kraft is a film producer, actor, film editor, film director and screenwriter.
  8. Wolf a.k.a. John Peebles is an actor.
  9. WOLF a.k.a. Carlos Mkutano is an actor.
  10. Wolf a.k.a. Wolfgang J. Weber is a film actor.

There are other people with in their name, like Ann Wolf, Ben Wolf, Dal Wolf, Dan Wolf, Der Wolf, Fay Wolf, Ida Wolf, Jay Wolf, Jim Wolf, Joe Wolf and many others.

Phrases with Wolf

Phrases starting with the word Wolf:

  1. wolf boy
  2. wolf cub
  3. Wolf Dog
  4. Wolf Eel
  5. wolf pup
  6. wolf-eel
  7. wolf bean
  8. wolf down
  9. wolf fish

Phrases ending with the word Wolf:

  1. He-Wolf
  2. Cry Wolf
  3. red wolf
  4. sea wolf
  5. She-Wolf
  6. Aard-Wolf
  7. Dire wolf
  8. gray wolf
  9. grey wolf
  10. Grey-Wolf
  11. lone wolf

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Wolf

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Google previewDeleuze and American Literature (2009)

Affect and Virtuality in Faulkner, Wharton, Ellison, and McCarthy by A. Bourassa

The wolf becomes not God, but what God cannot reclaim, and the great beauty of the wolf is the beauty of what cannot be...

Google previewFish & Wildlife: Principles of Zoology and Ecology (2009)

by L. DeVere Burton

KEY INTERNET SEARCH THREATENED SPECIES PROFILE “'°""5 The Red Wolf red wolf Canis rufus The red wolf is an endangered species whose native range extends from the southeastern United States to central Texas see Figure 5 —10 ...

Google previewPerformance-Based Assessment for 21st-Century Skills (2014)

by Todd Stanley

Wolf is a dangerous individual...

Google previewGunga Din and Other Favorite Poems (1990)

by Rudyard Kipling

The Jackal may follow the Tiger, but, Cub, when thy whiskers are grown, Remember the Wolf is a hunter — go forth and get food of thine own. Keep peace with the Lords of the Jungle — the Tiger, the Panther, the Bear; And trouble not Hathi ...

Google previewDog Sense (2014)

How the New Science of Dog Behavior Can Make You A Better Friend to Your Pet by John Bradshaw

Many books, articles, and TV programs about dog behavior have claimed that understanding the wolf is the key to...

of which the wolf is a part.

Google previewPrairyErth (2014)

A Deep Map by William Least Heat-Moon

The wolf is a prairie child. — William A. Quayle, The Piame and the Sea (1905) The prairie wolf. . . is a sneaking, cowardly, little wretch, of a dull or dirty white color, much resembling a small, short-bodied dog set up on pretty long legs.

Google previewRed Riding Hood for All Ages (2008)

A Fairy-tale Icon in Cross-cultural Contexts by Sandra L. Beckett

The wolf is an obsessive presence in the folk and fairy tales and nursery rhymes that have saturated the collective conscious. The animal carries...

Google previewThe Continuum Encyclopedia of Symbols (2000)

by Udo Becker

WIND HEADS: The Wind of the West and the Wind of the East from the world map in Gregor Reisch's Margarita Philosophica Germanic mythology, the rapacious, voracious wolf appears as a dangerous demon that proclaims the end of the ...

Google previewAristoglyphics; or Heraldic Dictionary of the Arms borne by the Nobility of the British Empire (1838)

Wolf...W. . . D. Wolf W.

Google previewDictionary of Psychopathology (2012)

by Henry Kellerman

WOLF MAN The analysis by Freud ...

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Quotes about Wolf

A thief knows a thief as a wolf knows a wolf.
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Scrabble value of W4O1L1F4

The value of this 4-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of WOLF

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