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Definition of Tiger


  1. A very large and powerful carnivore (Felis tigris) native of Southern Asia and the East Indies. Its back and sides are tawny or rufous yellow, transversely striped with black, the tail is ringed with black, the throat and belly are nearly white. When full grown, it equals or exceeds the lion in size and strength. Called also royal tiger, and Bengal tiger.
  2. Fig.: A ferocious, bloodthirsty person.
  3. A servant in livery, who rides with his master or mistress.
  4. A kind of growl or screech, after cheering; as, three cheers and a tiger.
  5. A pneumatic box or pan used in refining sugar.

Tiger Quotations

A tiger does not shout its tigritude, it acts.
Wole Soyinka

The most magnificent creature in the entire world, the tiger is.
Jack Hanna

In me the tiger sniffs the rose.
Siegfried Sassoon

I'm different. I have a different constitution, I have a different brain, I have a different heart. I got tiger blood, man. Dying's for fools, dying's for amateurs.
Charlie Sheen

The serpent, the king, the tiger, the stinging wasp, the small child, the dog owned by other people, and the fool: these seven ought not to be awakened from sleep.
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Tiger Translations

tiger in Afrikaans is tier, Indiese tier
tiger in Danish is tiger
tiger in Dutch is tijger
tiger in French is tigre, tigresse
tiger in German is Tigerin, Tiger
tiger in Hungarian is tigris
tiger in Italian is tigre
tiger in Norwegian is tiger
tiger in Portuguese is tigre
tiger in Spanish is tigre
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