Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Tigerish disposition or propensities.
  • noun 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.

    Hollow Talk in the South China Sea

  • 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.

    Claremont.org

  • 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.

    Claremont.org

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