Definition of Tigerishness

1. Noun. The state or condition of being tigerish. ¹



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Definition of Tigerishness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tigerishness

tiger rattlesnake
tiger salamander
tiger shark
tiger sharks
tiger snake
tiger team
tiger teams
tigerdom
tigereye
tigereyes
tigerfish
tigerhood
tigerine
tigerish
tigerishly
tigerishness (current term)
tigerishnesses
tigerism
tigerisms
tigerlike
tigerly
tigers
tigerstripe
tigerstripes
tigerwood
tigery
tiges
tigged
tigging
tiggy

Literary usage of Tigerishness

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1. Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle by Jane Welsh Carlyle (1883)
"For me, I am spending my time chiefly in loving the devil out of a—Yorkshire kitten! which I have adopted for its inexpressible charm of tigerishness ..."

2. My Diary in America in the Midst of War by George Augustus Sala (1865)
"They have done some desperate deeds in their time ; but their tigerishness, as in almost every other city in the Union, has been toned down by the War. ..."

3. Fraser's Magazine (1882)
"All this time there sat crouching on the ground below, and glaring at us with a sort of suppressed tigerishness in their dark eyes, about a score of ..."

4. Deacon Bradbury: A Novel by Edwin Asa Dix (1900)
"... in the open tin box, and his first act was to count it. Mr. Leavitt's addition proved correct. Charlie regarded the bills with a curious tigerishness. ..."

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