Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling a tiger; tigerish.

Etymologies

tiger +‎ -like (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Has took a deep drag from his blunt, his already tigerlike eyes squinting as he released the smoke through the side of his mouth.

    Real wifeys

  • What feels "dangerous"--or tigerlike--to me lately is choosing to keep learning moviemaking by myself, despite the well-intentioned advice of several people that I take classes.

    Blue Moon, White Tiger

  • Screaming oaths at his captor, Eskot began to fight with tigerlike ferocity.

    I, TOO, DREAM....

  • But the Scottish knight, who had stood the lion-anger of Richard, was unappalled at the tigerlike mood of the chafed Saracen.

    The Talisman

  • In snapshots taken when she was four months old, she appears to be the epitome of sweetness and serenity, with tigerlike stripes adorning her black-velvet body and green eyes glowing like heated emeralds.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Loving Our Cats

  • The first of the assassins reached the window ledge: he sprang tigerlike upon it and peered into the chamber.

    Excerpt: Ptolemy's Gate by Jonathan Stroud

  • They had some familiarity with tigers, but the verbal description of a lion as a large, tigerlike beast “with great side-whiskers that surround its head and neck to a length that falls over its shoulders, and with a bare back and a broom of soft hair at the end of its tail” does not give a clear image of what a lion actually looks like.

    The Pawprints of History

  • Sure enough: a giant tigerlike creature made of water came bounding toward them: a car-nivore.

    Yon Ill Wind

  • The next, he was driving the van out of the garage, with Jeffries lounging tigerlike on the passenger's side of the bench.

    Children Of The Night

  • Oola jumped down and stood between the Mentor and Fargo, looking anxiously from one to the other, her ears growing first longer and beaglelike, then shorter and tigerlike.

    The Norby Chronicles

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