The Wolves

noun: wolf; plural noun: wolves
  1. 1.
    a wild carnivorous mammal of the dog family, living and hunting in packs. It is native to both Eurasia and North America, but has been widely exterminated.
    • used in names of mammals similar or related to the wolf, e.g., maned wolf, Tasmanian wolf.
  2. 2.
    used in similes and metaphors to refer to a rapacious, ferocious, or voracious person or thing.
    • informal
      a man who habitually seduces women.
  3. 3.
    a harsh or out-of-tune effect produced when playing particular notes or intervals on a musical instrument, caused either by the instrument’s construction or by divergence from equal temperament.
verb: wolf; 3rd person present: wolfs; past tense: wolfed; past participle: wolfed; gerund or present participle: wolfing
  1. 1.
    devour (food) greedily.
    “he wolfed down his breakfast”
    synonyms: devour, gobble (up), guzzle, gulp down, bolt (down);

    informalput away, demolish, shovel in/down, scoff (down), scarf (up)
    “he wolfed down his breakfast”


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