Definition of 'wolf'

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Example sentences containing 'wolf'

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Their polar bear counterpart appears wolf like. Smithsonian Mag (2017)Once loose they'll behave like wolves. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Hungry like the wolf, you might say. The Sun (2016)Bears, wolves and wild boar are common in Russia. Times, Sunday Times (2016)An inventor in Finland has devised a new method of keeping dogs safe from wolves: little protective vests. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They are like lone wolves and sometimes can be more dangerous as it is not easy to identify them,' said one security official. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Especially when he heard the cry of wolves nearby. Len Deighton BomberWolves hunt better in packs than alone. The Sun (2014)These almost empty mountains where wolves and bears still roam are remote only because nobody comes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The raven and wolf are important animals to me. The Sun (2016)While keeping the wolf from the door. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)We need to teach people that they can eat wolves too and become heroes. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Used to hunt wolves who tried to kill our animals. The Sun (2007)Sleeping with wild wolves is more my sort of terrifying. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Another fear is that they will cry wolf once too often and a real illness will be missed. Times, Sunday Times (2007) Man is a wolf to man. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It has no bears or wolves. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They'd cut your skin to look underneath for wolf fur. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You are the don, and a bit of a lone wolf. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Well, it might if you were a dog or a wolf. Times, Sunday Times (2006)In any case, dogs are not wolves. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The couple say they have spent thousands of hours training the animals because of wolves' fearsome nature. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Wolves pulled one back before half-time. The Sun (2016)Now the wolf is back. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He seems to be doing well, if the food I wolf down when he brings it home is anything to go by. Times, Sunday Times (2013)

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Translations for 'wolf'

British English: wolf /wʊlf/ NOUN
A wolf is a wild animal that looks like a large dog.
  • American English: wolf
  • Arabic: ذِئْب
  • Brazilian Portuguese: lobo
  • Chinese:
  • Croatian: vuk
  • Czech: vlk
  • Danish: ulv
  • Dutch: wolf
  • European Spanish: lobo
  • Finnish: susi
  • French: loup
  • German: Wolf
  • Greek: λύκος
  • Italian: lupo
  • Japanese: オオカミ
  • Korean: 늑대
  • Norwegian: ulv
  • Polish: wilk
  • European Portuguese: lobo
  • Romanian: lup
  • Russian: волк
  • Spanish: lobo
  • Swedish: varg
  • Thai: สุนัขป่า
  • Turkish: kurt
  • Ukrainian: вовк
  • Vietnamese: chó sói


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