tigerish

[ tahy-ger-ish ]
/ ˈtaɪ gər ɪʃ /

adjective

tigerlike, as in strength, fierceness, courage, or coloration.
fiercely cruel; bloodthirsty; relentless.
Also tigrish.

Origin of tigerish

First recorded in 1565–75; tiger + -ish1

Related forms

ti·ger·ish·ly, adverbti·ger·ish·ness, noun
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