New English-Irish Dictionary
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wolf

1 noun ZOOL animalmac tíre  c m uwolf cub coileán mac tíre 2 noun pejorative personmac tíre pejorative   c m ubadhbh badhbh pejorative fem2  c m ubúraló pejorative   c m u
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3 verb informal eat quickly TRANSITIVEalp verb  c m ucaith siar PhrV  c m uplac verb  c m u
phrasal verbs

wolf down

(v + adv) informal eat quickly TRANSITIVEalp verb  c m ucaith siar PhrV  c m uplac verb  c m u
phrases

to cry wolf

gáir an mhic tíre a thógáilscéal chailleach an uafáis a bheith agat

to keep the wolf from the door

greim a choinneáil faoin bhfiacailan gorta a choinneáil ó dhoras

the big bad wolf

an badhbh badhbhan mí-ádh móran cat mara

to throw sb to the wolves

duine a chaitheamh chuig an gconairtduine a chur in áit a charta

a wolf in sheep's clothing

sionnach i gcraiceann caorach