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English definition of “tigress”


noun [C] (WOMAN)    /ˈtaɪ.ɡrəs/
a woman who is behaving very violently: Jean can be a real tigress if she feels criticized.Kinds of womenMen and women
(Definition of tigress noun (WOMAN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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