Examples of feline in a Sentence
They move with feline agility.
the thief was eerily feline as he moved stealthily through the darkened rooms
Recent Examples of feline from the Web
The 28-year-old shared a hilarious video of the feline friends kicking back in their own unique — and very distinct — ways.
The fun will include children’s educational activities, a cat fashion show and feline agility demonstrations.
This sweet and loving little boy is completely litter trained, and would do well with feline companions or as someone's one and only.
Swift posted a photo on Instagram Monday (Feb. 5) of her feline friend showing some advanced yoga-level flexibility with her right leg paw raised above her head.
The owners were asked to track a whether their feline friends used their right or left paw when taking the first step down the stairs and when stepping into a litter box.
Cat owners should also be aware of the virus’s symptoms, and should keep their feline friends away from dogs who might be sick.
Rest assured that all feline tenants have been evicted.
Consider feline immunodeficiency virus, which attacks cats’ immune systems and has a survival rate of 80% four to six years postinfection.
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Did You Know?
Cats have always provoked a strong reaction from humans. The Egyptians worshipped them, leaving thousands of feline mummies and idols as evidence. In the Middle Ages, felines were feared as agents of the devil, and were thought to creep around silently at night doing evil. (Notice that feline is also a noun.) The fascinating family called the Felidae includes about 40 species of superb hunters, including the lions, tigers, jaguars, cheetahs, cougars, bobcats, and lynxes, and almost all of them are smooth, silent, and independent.
Origin and Etymology of feline
First Known Use: 1681See Words from the same year
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Definition of feline for English Language Learners
: of or relating to the cat family
: resembling a cat : like a cat's
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Definition of feline for Students
- feline anatomy
- feline movements
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