Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Resembling a lion; having the strength or courage of a lion.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Like a lion; brave as a lion.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Resembling a lion or some aspect of one.

Etymologies

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lion +‎ -like

Examples

  • The centurion lifted his grizzled face, snorting dust from lionlike nostrils and sneezing.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • The centurion lifted his grizzled face, snorting dust from lionlike nostrils and sneezing.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • The centurion lifted his grizzled face, snorting dust from lionlike nostrils and sneezing.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • The centurion lifted his grizzled face, snorting dust from lionlike nostrils and sneezing.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • The eyes rolled, the mouth gaped open with a lionlike roar, and out poured a cloud of red vapor which swept toward Morgana against the wind.

    The Night Of the Solstice

  • It had a lionlike tufted tail-which it carried, catlike, curled up and away from its body-and narrow pale cloven hooves, like a deer's or a goat's.

    Tran Siberian

  • Grimtotem hunters mounted on the winged, lionlike creatures were able to fire directly on the crew and fighters on the deck—even those druids who had assumed storm crow form and were swooping down for the fight.

    The Shattering

  • Two large marble statues depicting some sort of lionlike creatures with open mouths and sharp teeth flank the steps and I can see the river in the back with twisted pines dotting the shore.

    Slayed

  • Grimtotem hunters mounted on the winged, lionlike creatures were able to fire directly on the crew and fighters on the deck—even those druids who had assumed storm crow form and were swooping down for the fight.

    The Shattering

  • In this guise, attended by Edith and her women, and preceded and followed by a few officers and men-at-arms, she hastened to the tent of her lionlike husband.

    The Talisman

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