Associations to the word «Tiger»


TIGER, noun. Panthera tigris, a large predatory mammal of the cat family, indigenous to Asia.
TIGER, noun. A male tiger.
TIGER, noun. A servant in livery, who rides with his master or mistress.
TIGER, noun. (South Africa) (dated but still used) A leopard.
TIGER, noun. (US) (slang) A person who is very athletic during sexual intercourse.
TIGER, noun. (figurative) A ferocious, bloodthirsty person.
TIGER, noun. (US) (colloquial) A kind of growl or screech, after cheering.
TIGER, noun. A pneumatic box or pan used in refining sugar.
TIGER, proper noun. A town in Georgia
TIGER, proper noun. An unincorporated community in Washington
TIGER, noun. (soccer) someone connected with Hull City Football Club, as a fan, player, coach etc.
TIGER BEETLE, noun. (zoology) Any active, carnivorous beetle (species) of the subfamily Cicindelinae.
TIGER BEETLES, noun. Plural of tiger beetle
TIGER BENCH, noun. A type of torture method predominantly used in China in which prisoners are forced to sit on a small iron bench that is approximately 20 cm (6 inches) tall with their knees tied together. With their hands tied behind their backs or sometimes placed on their knees, they are forced to sit straight up and look straight ahead without movement for long periods of time.
TIGER BREAD, noun. A bread made with sesame oil and with a pattern baked into the top made by painting rice paste onto the surface prior to baking.
TIGER CAT, noun. Leopardus tigrinus, the oncilla.
TIGER CUB, noun. A young tiger.
TIGER CUBS, noun. Plural of tiger cub
TIGER ECONOMIES, noun. Plural of tiger economy
TIGER ECONOMY, noun. A place enjoying very fast economic growth.
TIGER GRASS, noun. The grass Saccharum spontaneum.
TIGER GRASS, noun. The grass Thysanolaena maxima.
TIGER GRASS, noun. The flowering plant Centella asiatica.
TIGER IN ONE'S TANK, noun. (informal) enthusiasm, energy, fervor
TIGER KIDNAP, verb. (British) (criminal) (slang) To abduct someone, or to hold someone hostage, in order to persuade someone else to assist in a crime.
TIGER KIDNAP, noun. Such an abduction or hostage-taking.
TIGER KIDNAPPED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of tiger kidnap
TIGER KIDNAPPING, verb. Present participle of tiger kidnap
TIGER KIDNAPS, verb. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of tiger kidnap
TIGER KIDNAPS, noun. Plural of tiger kidnap
TIGER LILIES, noun. Plural of tiger lily
TIGER LILY, noun. A bulbous flowering plant, Lilium lancifolium, with a large spectacular flower and a edible bulb.
TIGER MOM, noun. A mother who drives her child/children very hard to succeed in school and/or in extracurricular studies like learning a musical instrument.
TIGER MOMS, noun. Plural of tiger mom
TIGER MOTH, noun. (zoology) A stout-bodied moth (species) of the family Arctiidae
TIGER MOTHER, noun. A woman who is fiercely protective of one or more people in her care. [from 20th c.]
TIGER MOTHER, noun. A mother who drives her child/children very hard to succeed in school and/or in extracurricular studies like learning a musical instrument. [from 21st c.]
TIGER MOTHERS, noun. Plural of tiger mother
TIGER MOTHS, noun. Plural of tiger moth
TIGER MUM, noun. A mother who drives her child/children very hard to succeed in school and/or in extracurricular studies like learning a musical instrument.
TIGER MUMS, noun. Plural of tiger mum
TIGER NUT, noun. (especially in plural) The edible tuber of chufa (Cyperus aesculentus)
TIGER PRAWN, noun. A large marine crustacean, Penaeus monodon, widely reared for food
TIGER PRAWNS, noun. Plural of tiger prawn
TIGER SALAMANDER, noun. A long slender salamander, Ambystoma tigrinum, having black skin and yellow markings.
TIGER SHARK, noun. A large shark, Galeocerdo cuvier, common in the mid-Pacific, that hunts alone and has dark stripes across its back.
TIGER SHARKS, noun. Plural of tiger shark
TIGER SNAKE, noun. Any of several large venomous Australian snakes of the genus Notechis.
TIGER TEAM, noun. (idiomatic) A specialized group tasked with testing the effectiveness of an organization's ability to protect assets by attempting to circumvent, defeat or otherwise thwart that organization's internal and external security.
TIGER TEAM, noun. (idiomatic) An engineering or other group assembled to tackle especially difficult or critical problems, often outside the normal chain of command.
TIGER TEAMS, noun. Plural of tiger team
TIGER WOLF, noun. Spotted hyena
TIGER WOLVES, noun. Plural of tiger wolf

Dictionary definition

TIGER, noun. A fierce or audacious person; "he's a tiger on the tennis court"; "it aroused the tiger in me".
TIGER, noun. Large feline of forests in most of Asia having a tawny coat with black stripes; endangered.

Wise words

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