tigress

noun ti·gress \ ˈtī-grəs \

Definition of tigress

:a female tiger; also :a tigerish woman

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TIGRESS Defined for English Language Learners

tigress

noun

Definition of tigress for English Language Learners

  • : a female tiger


TIGRESS Defined for Kids

tigress

noun ti·gress \ ˈtī-grəs \

Definition of tigress for Students

:a female tiger

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