Definition of tiger :
1. A kind of growl or screech, after cheering; as, three cheers and a tiger.
2. A pneumatic box or pan used in refining sugar.
3. A servant in livery, who rides with his master or mistress.
4. A very large and powerful carnivore ( Felis tigris) native of Southern Asia and the East Indies. Its back and sides are tawny or rufous yellow, transversely striped with black, the tail is ringed with black, the throat and belly are nearly white. When full grown, it equals or exceeds the lion in size and strength. Called also royal tiger, and Bengal tiger.
5. Fig.: A ferocious, bloodthirsty person.
margay, giant panda, Indian tiger, clouded tiger-cat, white tiger, fire-breather, saber-toothed tiger, long-tailed tiger-cat, Royal Bengal tiger, Sumatran tiger, monster, water buffalo, fiend, marbled tiger-cat, red tiger, Mexican tiger, ghoul, marbled tiger, ogre, devil, Bactrian camel, Panthera Tigris, clouded tiger, chati, black tiger, archfiend, tigress, American tiger, vampire, oceloid leopard, barracuda, beast, serval, tiger-cat, Siberian tiger, kind, fire-eater
mammal (part of speech: noun)
fox, hippopotamus, camel, cavy, ibex, donkey, llama, hamster, hare, opossum, antelope, wolf, sable, echidna, reindeer, mouse, koala, dog, hog, mole, sloth, rabbit, horse, dingo, burro, hyena, wallaby, ox, coyote, elephant, caribou, ocelot, lion, leopard, gazelle, mink, cow, possum, platypus, moose, arctic fox, cat, otter, zebra, jaguar, panther, weasel, lynx, giraffe, gopher, polecat, squirrel, camelopard, bobcat, ermine, panda, mule, deer, chipmunk, bison, alpaca, goat, cheetah, wombat, rhinoceros, yak, kangaroo, puma, buffalo, stoat, stag, marmot, sheep, shrew, cougar, ferret, hedgehog, porcupine, beaver, gnu, bear, swine, dromedary, skunk, pig, mongoose, chinchilla, jackal, rat, raccoon, lemming, elk, ass
- " On the porch just now," Jacqueline explained, " when you finished speaking, he- the man I am speaking of- announced that he wanted to see you, but the Tiger drew his pistols to shoot him if he moved." - "The Missourian", Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle.
- " To think that thou canst skin a tiger! - "The Jungle Book", Rudyard Kipling.
- " And always remember it's his own will you shall live at 'The Tiger, '" warned Job. - "The Spinners", Eden Phillpotts.