Meaning of “tiger” in the English Dictionary

"tiger" in British English

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tigernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈtaɪ.ɡər/ us /ˈtaɪ.ɡɚ/ female also tigress

tiger noun [ C ] (PERSON)

used to refer to someone who is very determined and strong:

The meekest, most submissive wife of today is a tiger by her grandmother's standards.

(Definition of “tiger” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"tiger" in American English

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tigernoun [ C ]

us /ˈtɑɪ·ɡər/ female tigress, /ˈtɑɪ·ɡrɪs/

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)