nocturnal arboreal marsupial having a naked prehensile tail found from southern North America to northern South America
small furry Australian arboreal marsupials having long usually prehensile tails
- I don't care if she thinks she's a possum.
- A possum, eyes shiny-bright, peered out of its nest.
- I know you were only playing possum.
- I know you were only palying possum.
- This time Ming was not playing possum, he sobbed himself to sleep.