TIGER MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Tiger Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) Fig.: A ferocious, bloodthirsty person.
  2. (n.) A kind of growl or screech, after cheering; as, three cheers and a tiger.
  3. (n.) A pneumatic box or pan used in refining sugar.
  4. (n.) A servant in livery, who rides with his master or mistress.
  5. (n.) 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.


• Tiger-eye Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A siliceous stone of a yellow color and chatoyant luster, obtained in South Africa and much used for ornament. It is an altered form of the mineral crocidolite. See Crocidolite.


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