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wolf

noun uk   /wʊlf/ (plural wolves) us  

wolf noun (ANIMAL)

B2 [C] a wild animal of the dog family: Wolves hunt in groups known as packs. We could hear wolves howling in the distance.Canines (dogs)

wolf noun (MAN)

[C usually singular] old-fashioned disapproving a man who often tries to have sex with the women he meets: He had the reputation of being a bit of a wolf.People who sell sex or are promiscuous

wolf

verb [T] uk   /wʊlf/ informal us  
to eat a large amount of food very quickly: The boys wolfed the sandwiches (down) and then started on the cakes.EatingBiting, chewing and swallowing
(Definition of wolf from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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