Leonine vs Lionlike - What's the difference?

leonine | lionlike | Synonyms |

Leonine is a synonym of lionlike.


As adjectives the difference between leonine and lionlike

is that leonine is while lionlike is resembling a lion or some aspect of one.

leonine

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the lion.
  • His leonine face scared the young children.
  • * 1887 , , What I Remember, Volume 2 , chapter XIV ( ebook):
  • He [Landor] was a man of somewhat leonine aspect as regards the general appearance and expression of the head and face, which accorded well with the large and massive build of the figure, and to which a superbly curling white beard added not only picturesqueness, but a certain nobility.

    lionlike

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Resembling a lion or some aspect of one.
  • Synonyms

    * leonine

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