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tigerish

[tahy-ger-ish] /ˈtaɪ gər ɪʃ/
adjective
1.
tigerlike, as in strength, fierceness, courage, or coloration.
2.
fiercely cruel; bloodthirsty; relentless.
Also, tigrish.
Origin
1565-1575
1565-75; tiger + -ish1
Related forms
tigerishly, adverb
tigerishness, noun
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