Origin of tigress
Related Words for tigresswench, fury, siren, hussy, bitch, hellion, carper, detractor, vixen, virago, nag, scold, battle-ax, biddy, harridan, harpy, madcap, termagant, backbiter, porcupine
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Historical Examples of tigress
Alleyne stared open-eyed at this tigress who had sprung so suddenly to his rescue.The White Company
Arthur Conan Doyle
But his wife, in spite of our entreaties, rushed on, leaping like a tigress.A Comedy of Marriage and Other Tales
Guy De Maupassant
"You should say a tigress in a bag," replied, laughingly, the buccaneer.A Romance of the West Indies
As soon as this was arranged, the Tigress sailed away again.
I shall therefore commission the Foudre, and re-name her the Tigress.
- a female tiger
- a fierce, cruel, or wildly passionate woman