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- adj. having the characteristics of a tiger
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Like a tiger; tigrish.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of, pertaining to, or resembling a tiger in appearance, nature, or habits.
- Swaggering; bully-like. Compare tiger, 4.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. resembling a tiger in fierceness and lack of mercy
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With a fury that may fairly be described as tigerish, women waged holy wars for and against the faith proclaimed by Mohammed.
She snatched him into her arms, and held him with a kind of tigerish ferocity.
Only there showed in them now and then a kind of tigerish passionateness, as when I fell off the sea-wall among the boulders and howled so dismally.
He is mated to it now, and it has a kind of tigerish, murderous desire after him, while he on his part is to subdue and control it.
In person, as in her book, she is more identifiably maternal than tigerish.
And having commanded, he went aft with his peculiar tigerish leaps to the wheel.
In Central Park I have seen the upper lip of a quiet, peaceful man curl back in a tigerish snarl of rage because black folk rode by in a motor car.
Over the past eight years, Gujarat's GDP has grown at a tigerish double digit rate.
Many a protagonist who is downright tigerish in defense of his ideals elsewhere in the book is positively lamblike when confronted by a boss, a lover, a child, etc. who points out his flaws.
Many a protagonist who is downright tigerish in defense of his ideals elsewhere in the book becomes positively lamblike when confronted by a boss, a lover, a child, etc. who points out his flaws.
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