fox in the henhouse

Rate this phrase:(3.67 / 3 votes)
A relationships wherein a predator is granted free reign within the prey's home confinement, often used in the political sense.
375 Views

Submitted on September 01, 2009

Translation

Find a translation for the fox in the henhouse phrase in other languages:

الثعلب في الدجاجة

vulpes in GALLINARIUM

lis w kurniku

ہین ہاؤس میں لومڑی

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Nearby phrases

Some more phrases from our dictionary similar to fox in the henhouse

How to pronounce this phrase?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

Discuss this fox in the henhouse phrase with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this fox in the henhouse definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "fox in the henhouse." Phrases.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 20 Oct. 2020. <https://www.phrases.com/phrase/fox-in-the-henhouse_3753>.

    We need you!

    Help us build the largest human-edited phrases collection on the web!

    Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.