Wolf

What is Wolf?

Wolf is (noun) 1. a wild animal like a large dog, usually living in groups in the forest At night the wolves came and howled outside the hut. a pack of wolves a group of wolves living together 2. to cry wolf to call for help when you do not need it, so that when you really need help no one believes you to keep the wolf from the door to have enough food to live on With prices rising all the time they have difficulty in keeping the wolf from the door. wolf in sheep’s clothing a person who seems inoffensive but really is wicked (verb) to eat fast without chewing your food properly He wolfed his food down and ran out to catch the bus. Synonym gobble. Antonym nibble

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level