leonine leonine

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or characteristic of or resembling a lion

Usage(s):

  1. Dark and leonine, Mr Davies has a baritone voice that captivates the audience.
  2. The commando had a leonine visage, broad shoulders and a quick gait.
  3. Once with a flowing leonine mane, the disease has left him balding and pallid.

News

  • A Big Litter of Ancient Cats

    The gilded sculpture “Leonine Goddess” will be on public view for the first time in the Brooklyn Museum’s show “Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt.”
    on July 20, 2013     Source: New York Times

Quotes

  • "For all the fuss over the sex scenes, the most gripping material in this estimable little film involved Baldwin's leonine old-school casino boss railing against the corporatization of his dirty little world," Levy says. "He hasn't been this...
    on Jan 8, 2004 By: Shawn Levy Source: USA Today

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