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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)

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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)
Translations of “tiger”
in Korean 호랑이…
in Arabic نِمْر…
in Malaysian harimau…
in French tigre, tigresse…
in Russian тигр…
in Chinese (Traditional) 虎,老虎…
in Italian tigre…
in Turkish kaplan…
in Polish tygrys…
in Spanish tigre, tigresa…
in Vietnamese con hổ…
in Portuguese tigre…
in Thai เสือ…
in German der/die Tiger(in)…
in Catalan tigre…
in Japanese トラ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 虎,老虎…
in Indonesian harimau…
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