fox·y / ˈfäksē/ • adj. (fox·i·er, fox·i·est) resembling or likened to a fox: a terrier with a foxy expression. ∎ inf. cunning or sly in character. ∎ inf. (chiefly of a woman) sexually attractive. ∎ reddish brown in color. ∎ (of wine) having a musky flavor. ∎ (of paper or other material) marked with spots; foxed.DERIVATIVES: fox·i·ly adv.fox·i·ness n.