Tiger vs Sheep - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between tiger and sheep

is that tiger is (soccer) someone connected with , as a fan, player, coach etc while sheep is a woolly ruminant of the genus ovis .

As a proper noun tiger

is a town in georgia.

tiger

English

(wikipedia tiger)

Alternative forms

* tigre (obsolete) * tyger (dated)

Noun

(en noun)
  • Panthera tigris , a large predatory mammal of the cat family, indigenous to Asia.
  • # A male tiger.
  • A servant in livery, who rides with his master or mistress.
  • (Dickens)
  • * 1843 , '', book 2, ch. XVII, ''The Beginnings
  • The doom of Fate was, Be thou a Dandy! Have thy eye-glasses, opera-glasses, thy Long-Acre cabs with white-breeched tiger , thy yawning impassivities, pococurantisms; fix thyself in Dandyhood, undeliverable; it is thy doom.
  • A leopard.
  • * 1907 , Sir Percy Fitzpatrick, Jock of the Bushveld , Longmans 1976 ed., ISBN 0582161231, page 251:
  • Jim remarked irrelevantly that tigers were 'schelms' and it was his conviction that there were a great many in the kloofs round about.
  • (US, slang) A person who is very athletic during sexual intercourse.
  • * 2010 , Jeff Wilser, The Maxims of Manhood
  • Don't Tell your roommate that you heard the walls shaking all night, and it sounds like he's a real tiger in the sack.
  • (figurative) A ferocious, bloodthirsty person.
  • * Shakespeare
  • As for heinous tiger , Tamora.
  • (US, colloquial) A kind of growl or screech, after cheering.
  • three cheers and a tiger
  • A pneumatic box or pan used in refining sugar.
  • (Webster 1913)

    Synonyms

    * Panthera tigris

    Derived terms

    * Asian Tiger (business) * Bali tiger * Bengal tiger * Sumatran tiger * Siberian tiger * Tasmanian tiger * blind tiger * have a tiger by the tail * paper tiger * tiger beetle * tiger cat * tiger lily * tiger moth * tiger mother * tiger shark * tiger snake * tigereye * tigerish * tigerlike

    Hypernyms

    * felid

    Anagrams

    * South African English ----

    sheep

    English

    Noun

    (sheep)
  • A woolly ruminant of the genus Ovis .
  • A timid, shy person who is easily led by others.
  • (chiefly, humorous)
  • Synonyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * black sheep * sheepdog * sheepfold * sheepish * sheeple * sheepskin * shoop (chiefly-humorous back-formation)

    Descendants

    * Abenaki: (l)

    See also

    * * Aries * ewe * lamb * mutton * ovine * ram * teg * tup * wether

    References

    Anagrams

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