Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Tigerish disposition or propensities.
  • n. Dissolute swaggering habits; especially, an affectation of such habits.

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Examples

  • China above all is sensitive to "paper-tigerism" and ready to challenge it, especially in regard to its essential interests and where the balance of applicable power is swinging in its favor.

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