- cheever, john,
- chef de cuisine,
- chef's knife
Origin of cheetah
Examples from the Web for cheetah
In the Middle East, a cheetah riding shotgun in the plush leather seat of a luxury sports car is the ultimate status symbol.
According to his mother, Horowitz was inspired by a Cheetah Girls concert he attended at age 7.The Six Most Fabulous, Most Epic Bar Mitzvah Dances Ever (VIDEO)|Kevin Fallon|August 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The42 force with which the cheetah strikes his victim is marvellous.The Last Voyage|Lady (Annie Allnutt) Brassey
In it he said: "A Cheetah is a yellow streak full of people's pet dogs," so perhaps that is the answer.The Smiling Hill-Top|Julia M. Sloane
It infests the small intestines, and is found alike in the fox, wolf, and cheetah.Parasites|T. Spencer Cobbold
Well, a cheetah is just a big cat, and yet a saucer of milk does not go very far in satisfying its wants, I daresay.The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes|Arthur Conan Doyle
These impenetrable depths we knew were the lair of the leopard and cheetah.Forty Thousand Miles Over Land and Water|Lady (Ethel Gwendoline [Moffatt]) Vincent
Word Origin for cheetah
1704, from Hindi chita "leopard," from Sanskrit chitraka "hunting leopard, tiger," literally "speckled," from chitra-s "distinctively marked, variegated, many-colored, bright, clear" (from PIE *kit-ro-, from root *(s)kai- (1) "bright, shining;" see shine (v.)) + kayah "body," from PIE *kwei- "to build, make" (see poet).