any of several extinct members of the cat family Felidae from the Oligocene to Pleistocene Epochs, having greatly elongated, saberlike upper canine teeth.
- Also called sa·ber·tooth [sey-ber-tooth]. /ˈseɪ bərˌtuθ/.
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How to use saber-toothed tiger in a sentence
But this time instead of a rabbit it had caught a saber-toothed tiger.Shadows in Zamboula | Robert E. Howard
The saber-toothed tiger is far superior to the present animal.The Other Side of Evolution | Alexander Patterson
Like the dinosaur and the saber-toothed tiger, they have had their day.Time Telling through the Ages | Harry Chase Brearley
But the man of old might as well have tried to escape from the jaws of the saber-toothed tiger.The Keepers of the Trail | Joseph A. Altsheler
Dick felt like a primitive man who knew that he was being stalked by a saber-toothed tiger through the dense forest.The Rock of Chickamauga | Joseph A. Altsheler