Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “tiger”

tiger

noun [C]  /ˈtɑɪ·ɡər/ (female tigress,  /ˈtɑɪ·ɡrɪs/) us  
a large, wild cat that has yellow-orange fur with thick lines of black fur
(Definition of tiger from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of tiger?
Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Felines (cats), but you might be interested in these topics from the Mammals topic area:

Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “tiger” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

scrumpy

an alcoholic drink made from apples

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More