- lion's share,
Origin of lioness
Examples from the Web for lioness
I was expecting this timid little-bird kiss, like a little peck, but she was like a lioness—she practically ate my head off!NCIS’s 11th Anniversary: Michael Weatherly’s Top 10 Moments|Michael Weatherly|September 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And that sense of the lioness in winter may account for the softening views of Hillary.How Hillary Clinton Got Hot After Years of Being Stuck With a Cold Image|Howard Kurtz|April 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Chris Lee reviews her posthumous song collection Lioness: Hidden Treasures.
But Lioness holds many unexpected pleasures even for people who do not self-identify as Winehouse completists.
A Lioness plays dumb in life, too, disarming others in business, if not in love, where she prefers “cat and mouse.”
It was all done in a second; the chandelier fell, the cage opened, and the lioness sprang out.Peter Simple|Frederick Marryat
Rushing to the breach, she fought with the desperate bravery of a lioness deprived of her cubs, slaying and wounding on all sides.Female Warriors, Vol. I (of 2)|Ellen C. Clayton
Rose had met her a number of times before the incident referred to happened, but had always surveyed the lioness from afar.The Real Adventure|Henry Kitchell Webster
We went to supper afterwards at Mrs. Parkman's, and saw the lioness feed.Louisa May Alcott|Louisa May Alcott
My pony, however, began to pirouette round in circles, and before I could get him in hand the lioness bounded away.Motor Matt's Peril, or, Cast Away in the Bahamas|Stanley R. Matthews