tigerish
adjective see tiger

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  • Tigerish — Ti ger*ish, a. Like a tiger; tigrish. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tigerish — adjective resembling a tiger in fierceness and lack of mercy a tigerish fury • Similar to: ↑merciless, ↑unmerciful …   Useful english dictionary

  • tigerish — tigerishly, adv. tigerishness, n. /tuy geuhr ish/, adj. 1. tigerlike, as in strength, fierceness, courage, or coloration. 2. fiercely cruel; bloodthirsty; relentless. Also, tigrish. [1565 75; TIGER + ISH1] * * * …   Universalium

  • tigerish — adjective having the characteristics of a tiger Syn: tigerlike …   Wiktionary

  • tigerish — ti·ger·ish || taɪgÉ™rɪʃ adj. resembling a tiger, tigerlike, fierce, bloodthirsty, predatory …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tigerish — ti·ger·ish …   English syllables

  • tigerish — /ˈtaɪgərɪʃ/ (say tuyguhrish) adjective 1. tiger like. 2. fiercely cruel; bloodthirsty; relentless. Also, tigrish. {tiger1 + ish1} –tigerishly, adverb –tigerishness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • fierce — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. ferocious, truculent; tigerish, savage; intense, violent; aggressive, bellicose; vehement. See violence, excitability. Ant., gentle, mild. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [ Said especially of people and… …   English dictionary for students

  • tigrish — /ˈtaɪgrɪʃ/ (say tuygrish) adjective → tigerish. {variant of tigerish} …   Australian English dictionary

  • tigrish — /tuy grish/, adj. tigerish. * * * tiˈgerish or tiˈgrish adjective 1. Like a tiger in manner, esp fierce tempered 2. Flashy • • • Main Entry: ↑tiger * * * tigrish, tigrous see tigerish, tigerous …   Useful english dictionary

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