Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: fuchs
IPA transcription: [fj'uks]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: Fuchs, Klaus_Fuchs, Emil_Klaus_Julius_Fuchs
    Meaning: British physicist who was born in Germany and fled Nazi persecution; in the 1940s he passed secret information to the USSR about the development of the atom bomb in the United States (1911-1988)
Usage examples
  • After Fuchs rode away, I was left with Ambrosch.
  • "I don't think he was out of his head for a minute, Mrs. Burden," Fuchs declared.
  • Fuchs put in a cheerful word and said prairie dogs were clean beasts and ought to be good for food, but their family connections were against them. I asked what he meant, and he grinned and said they belonged to the rat family.