tiger

Part of speech: noun

A large carnivorous mammal marked with vertical black wavy stripes. See next column.

Part of speech: adjective

Tigerish, tigrish.

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Usage examples "tiger":

  1. If he was lost to her, the tiger might as well dine on him. - "Primitive Love and Love-Stories", Henry Theophilus Finck.
  2. It is good to see you, Little Tiger. - "The Firing Line", Robert W. Chambers.
  3. Presently the children found a little brook dancing and glittering over the stones, and brother was eager to drink of it, but as it rushed past sister heard it murmuring: 'Who drinks of me will be a tiger! - "The Red Fairy Book", Various.