"Entirely," said the Great Actor, throwing his leonine head forward again.
In the leonine eyes looking into hers gleamed the light of admiration and approval.
The head was white-maned, leonine, with handsome florid features and sharp blue eyes.
And the first is a leonine Monster, and for its authority he quotes Rondeletius.
The club—judged by the leonine measure of success—as a club did little for learning or literary men.
"Nein," was his reply, with a shrug of the leonine shoulders.
He was not only leonine in his majestic bearing, but in color also, for his hue was tawny, like that of the king of beasts.
He was a poor, crippled man, with enormous vitality and a leonine head.
By a man of powerful build, leonine mane, and roaring voice, whom Santerre was to find waiting in his brewery office—Danton.
His heavy brows completed the leonine suggestion of his face.
"lion-like," late 14c., from Old French leonin or directly from Latin leoninus "belonging to or resembling a lion," from leo (genitive leonis) "lion." Weekley thinks that Leonine verse (1650s), rhymed in the middle as well as the end of the line, probably is from the name of some medieval poet, perhaps Leo, Canon of St. Victor, Paris, 12c.
leonine le·o·nine (lē'ə-nīn)
Of, relating to, or characteristic of a lion.