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  • n. Plural form of tigress.


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  • Among the troops are "tigers" and "tigresses" - Katangese gendarmes who went to fight in Angola after failing in a secession bid here, but have returned.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The "tigresses" have richly painted fingernails curled over the trigger-guards of their Uzis, painted lips, and solid gold jewellery cascading down their camouflouage uniforms.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The "tigresses" enliven their camouflage battledress with heavy gold earrings and necklaces that no woman - even a soldier - would dare to wear in the streets of

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Paglia herself admits that audiences still have "tigresses" who include "Beyoncé, Shakira, Rihanna, Lily Allen, Nelly Furtado."

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  • Lately women on TV seem to be all about glamor and acquisition: cougars, not tigresses.

    Peg Aloi: Tough Gals: Do They Still Exist?

  •  His zoo had a lion, two tigresses, a bunch of monkeys and fifteen elephants.

    Peace-keeping (Valentine's Day Massacre Theme)

  • Well, women flirt all ways to bed: there are the kittens who like to be tickled, and the cats who must be coaxed while they pretend to claw, and the tigresses who have only one end in mind, so to speak.


  • Though two tigresses were relocated into the Reserve in quick succession from neighbouring parks, yet the revival of the big cat in the Reserve is uncertain as the lone tiger that was to be provided female company has now become untraceable – a sad denouement for a state that is known by its sobriquet “the Tiger State”.

    India's sad record of environmental conservation

  • A long-time researcher of Panna tigers, Raghu Chundawat, had blown the whistle way back in 2005 about missing tigresses of Panna.

    India's sad record of environmental conservation

  • The need of the hour, therefore, is to set at rest all the controversies of the past and quickly initiate action to organise relocation of a few tigresses in the Park as advised by the NTCA.

    India's vanishing tigers


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