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Definition of Tiger

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

Some people regard private enterprise as a predatory tiger to be shot. Others look on it as a cow they can milk. Not enough people see it as a healthy horse, pulling a sturdy wagon.
Winston Churchill

I feel like a tiger right now. There's nothing impossible if you get up and work for it.
Michael Flatley

These are the animals that are the reason why you don't see old animals in the wild. You don't see sick animals in the wild. You don't see lame animals in the wild, and its all because of the predator: the lion, the tiger, the leopard, all the cats.
Tippi Hedren

Time is the substance from which I am made. Time is a river which carries me along, but I am the river; it is a tiger that devours me, but I am the tiger; it is a fire that consumes me, but I am the fire.
Jorge Luis Borges

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.
Chanakya
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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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