Thesaurus

cougars

noun
variants: also cougar
plural of cougar

Synonyms of cougars

a large tawny cat of the wild
  • in many regions, suburban developments have encroached upon the habitat of the cougar

Synonyms for cougars

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about cougars

Cite this Entry

“Cougars.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cougars. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on cougars

Nglish: Translation of cougars for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of cougars for Arabic Speakers

Comments on cougars

What made you want to look up cougars? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Challenging Vocabulary Quiz Returns!

  • stylized drawing of woman pole vaulting across gap to get trophy
  • Which is a synonym of fuliginous?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!