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See definition of tigerish on Dictionary.com
  • as inferocious
  • as infierce

synonyms for tigerish

  • brutal
  • brutish
  • cruel
  • fierce
  • frightful
  • merciless
  • murderous
  • ravenous
  • relentless
  • ruthless
  • savage
  • vehement
  • vicious
  • voracious
  • barbarous
  • bloodthirsty
  • fell
  • feral
  • grim
  • implacable
  • inhuman
  • inhumane
  • lupine
  • pitiless
  • predatory
  • rapacious
  • ravening
  • sanguinary
  • truculent
  • unmerciful
  • unrestrained
  • untamed
  • wild
  • wolfish
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antonyms for tigerish

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  • calm
  • compassionate
  • considerate
  • gentle
  • giving
  • kind
  • merciful
  • nice
  • pleasant
  • satisfied
  • sympathetic
  • tame
  • innocent
  • mild
  • nonviolent
  • tender
  • apathetic
  • calm
  • cold
  • cool
  • dull
  • gentle
  • good
  • happy
  • indifferent
  • kind
  • mild
  • moderate
  • nice
  • pleasant
  • quiet
  • tame
  • uncaring
  • weak
  • meek
  • nonviolent
  • peaceful
  • tender
  • unthreatening
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How to use tigerish in a sentence

Brazzier was a man of tigerish temper, and he became infuriated in a few seconds at this repeated baffling of his purpose.
ADRIFT ON THE PACIFICEDWARD S. ELLIS
"Not one shall escape," Koyala reiterated, the tigerish light glowing in her eyes.
THE ARGUS PHEASANTJOHN CHARLES BEECHAM
This was a side of him—a tigerish side—of which she had never dreamed, but she did not shrink from it, not one atom.
FORGING THE BLADESBERTRAM MITFORD
Shadow sprang to her side even as I secured the tigerish woman, and he said that she had only fainted.
SHADOW, THE MYSTERIOUS DETECTIVEPOLICE CAPTAIN HOWARD
At length the tigerish determination of Bascomb's foe began to drive the big fellow back again.
FRANK MERRIWELL'S CHUMSBURT L. STANDISH
He was a strong, vigorous man, but he was helpless in the grasp of this tigerish young fighter from the slopes of the Andes.
WEST WIND DRIFTGEORGE BARR MCCUTCHEON
Then slowly his eyes kindled into the tawny gleam of a tigerish light.
DESTINYCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
A tigerish eagerness filled them; a panic of fear and cupidity spurred them on.
THE TRAIL OF '98ROBERT W. SERVICE
The faces of the servants were tigerish in their menace, but Chandra Dass' face was one of dark, impassive scorn.
THE DOOR INTO INFINITYEDMOND HAMILTON
Something tigerish surged in him, some gust of jealousy, some arrogant tide in the blood not all clean.
THE LIFE AND DEATH OF RICHARD YEA-AND-NAYMAURICE HEWLETT
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