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The Collaborative Dictionary

Wolfish \Wolf"ish\, a. Like a wolf; having the qualities or form of a wolf; as, a wolfish visage; wolfish designs. [1913 Webster] -- Wolf"ish*ly, adv. -- Wolf"ish*ness, n. [1913 Webster]

Word Net

wolfish adj
1 resembling or characteristic (or considered characteristic) of a wolf; "ran in wolflike packs"; "wolfish rapacity" [syn: wolflike]
2 devouring or craving food in great quantities; "edacious vultures"; "a rapacious appetite"; "ravenous as wolves"; "voracious sharks" [syn: edacious, esurient, rapacious, ravening, ravenous, voracious]



  1. Pertaining to wolves.
  2. Akin to the characteristics or habits of a wolf.
    a wolfish appetite
  3. Fierce; savage; menacing.


Pertaining to wolves
  • French: lupin (not in actual use)
Akin to the characteristics or habits of a wolf
  • French: de loup
Wolf or wolves may refer to:



Other animals






Radio and television

  • WOLF (AM), radio station in Syracuse, New York
  • WOLF-FM, radio station in Oswego, New York
  • WOLF-TV, television station in Hazleton, Pennsylvania
  • 107.7 The Wolf, independent station in Wolverhampton, UK
  • KPLX-FM, branded as 99.5 The Wolf, a country music station in Dallas/Fort Worth, TX
  • 106.5 FM The Wolf , Kansas City Country Music Station.
  • Wolf, a gladiator in the televison show American Gladiator


Video Games


wolfish in German: Wolf (Begriffsklärung)
wolfish in French: Wolf
wolfish in Italian: Wolf
wolfish in Hebrew: וולף
wolfish in Dutch: Wolf
wolfish in Japanese: ヴォルフ
wolfish in Russian: Вольф
wolfish in Finnish: Wolf
wolfish in Ukrainian: Вовк (значення)
wolfish in Chinese: 狼 (消歧義)
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