Definitions

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  • adv. In a tigerish way.

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Examples

  • In an inner chamber of Eboracum, the man called Partha Mac Othna paced tigerishly to and fro.

    Wings in the Night

  • Oh, I, John O'Brien, am not nearly so sure-footed as was I, Conan the reaver; no, nor as tigerishly powerful and quick, either.

    People of the Dark

  • Kull grinned tigerishly and returned the grapple, and for a moment the two swayed on their feet.

    People of the Dark

  • Then Li Kung wrenched his blade free and sprang, tigerishly, around the end of the altar.

    The Moon of Skulls

  • But at the same time, she was intensely devoted to him and fiercely loyal, I mean, really tigerishly protective.

    Karl Marx: A Life

  • He smiled tigerishly and said softly, "Jealous, Sarah?"

    Desire for Revenge

  • Cursing and raving like a madman, Black Bart leapt in tigerishly, his great fists swinging in blind anger.

    The Lonely Sea

  • Instead he leaped tigerishly at the rider just beyond'the witch.

    Witch World

  • Her strong, hard, cruel nature fought tigerishly up again from the horrible blow of my news.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 11, No. 67, May, 1863

  • MacRae knew that if they married and Betty were not happy and contented, they would both be tigerishly miserable.

    Poor Man's Rock

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