estrous estrous  /ˈɛ strəs/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) (of lower mammals) showing or in a state of estrus; in heat

Usage(s):

  1. In Coetzee's tale, the estrous Susan is in search of an abducted daughter.
  2. After all, Leonard has never featured blue-jawed heroes, hair-trigger comebacks and estrous groupies.

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