noun see tiger

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • tigerishness — noun The state or condition of being tigerish …   Wiktionary

  • tigerishness — ti·ger·ish·ness …   English syllables

  • tigerishness — noun see tigerish * * * tiˈgerishness or tīˈgrishness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑tiger …   Useful english dictionary

  • tiger — noun (plural tigers) Etymology: Middle English tigre, from Old English tiger & Anglo French tigre, both from Latin tigris, from Greek, probably of Iranian origin; akin to Avestan tighra pointed; akin to Greek stizein to tattoo more at stick Date …   New Collegiate 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 — /ˈtaɪgərɪʃ/ (say tuyguhrish) adjective 1. tiger like. 2. fiercely cruel; bloodthirsty; relentless. Also, tigrish. {tiger1 + ish1} –tigerishly, adverb –tigerishness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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