An example of a wolf is the gray wolf.
An example of a wolf is a person who goes to extreme measures to get what she wants.
An example of wolf is to ingest three burgers, three hot dogs and a large order of fries in minutes.
This cello has a terrible wolf on the D string around 'F'.
The bee wolf.
- Creditors or a creditor.
- One who feigns congeniality while actually holding malevolent intentions.
- To give a false alarm.
- To provide the necessities of life in sufficient quantity to prevent privation.
- A person who hides malicious intent under a benign manner.
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of wolf
- Middle English from Old English wulf wl̥kwo- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English wolf, from Old English wulf, Æ¿ulf, from Proto-Germanic *wulfaz (compare West Frisian and Dutch wolf, German Wolf, Danish ulv), from Proto-Indo-European *wÄºÌ¥kÊ·os; akin to Sanskrit à¤µà¥ƒà¤• (vá¹›Ìka), Persian Ú¯Ø±Ú¯ (gorg), Lithuanian vilkas, Russian Ð²Ð¾Ð»Ðº (volk), Albanian ujk, Latin lupus, Greek Î»ÏÎºÎ¿Ï‚ (lÃ½kos), Tocharian B walkwe.