According to his mother, Horowitz was inspired by a cheetah Girls concert he attended at age 7.
In the Middle East, a cheetah riding shotgun in the plush leather seat of a luxury sports car is the ultimate status symbol.
What is called a leopard, or a cheetah, in Ceylon, is in reality the true panther.
The42 force with which the cheetah strikes his victim is marvellous.
I had secured a wonderful eland and a very fine impalla, and we had had a gorgeous close-quarters fight with a cheetah.
I think that I mentioned to you that the doctor kept a cheetah and a baboon.
Well, a cheetah is just a big cat, and yet a saucer of milk does not go very far in satisfying its wants, I daresay.
This is the Felis uncia, allied to the panther and the cheetah.
His companions quickly cut up the cheetah as we had done the deer, and divided the flesh among them.
Thus the elephant, the cheetah and the falcon in the East came under royal protection.
1704, from Hindi chita "leopard," from Sanskrit chitraka "hunting leopard, tiger," literally "speckled," from chitra-s "distinctively marked, variegated, many-colored, bright, clear" (from PIE *kit-ro-, from root *(s)kai- (1) "bright, shining;" see shine (v.)) + kayah "body," from PIE *kwei- "to build, make" (see poet).