- tigerlike, as in strength, fierceness, courage, or coloration.
- fiercely cruel; bloodthirsty; relentless.
Origin of tigerish
Related Words for tigerishsavage, murderous, ruthless, cruel, vehement, vicious, brutal, frightful, voracious, fierce, ravenous, relentless, merciless, brutish, passionate, ferocious, bold, stormy, raging, dangerous
Examples from the Web for tigerish
Historical Examples of 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
G. A. (George Alfred) Henty
The sight of the hot food and drink roused her to a tigerish activity.The Fallen Leaves