- tigerlike, as in strength, fierceness, courage, or coloration.
- fiercely cruel; bloodthirsty; relentless.
Origin of tigerish
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Examples from the Web for tigerish
He put his hand over the tigerish pain that was beginning to reach his heart.Sisters
She turned on him with a tigerish glare in her splendid eyes.Kathleen's Diamonds
Mrs. Alex. McVeigh Miller
She stopped and turned about with a swift, tigerish twist of her lithe body.The Hills of Desire
Richard Aumerle Maher
He has a light sort of walk like a cat, and a tigerish way with him all over.Redskin and Cow-Boy</p>
G. A. (George Alfred) Henty
The sight of the hot food and drink roused her to a tigerish activity.The Fallen Leaves