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tigre

USAGE NOTE
The feminine form of "tigre" can be "tigresa" or, in some Latin American countries,"tigra" in the sense shown in 1).
el tigre, la tigra(
tee
-
greh
)
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
masculine or feminine noun
1. (animal)
a. tiger
El tigre es uno de los felinos más grandes del mundo.The tiger is one of the largest felines in the world.
b. jaguar
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Hay que tener cuidado con entrar a la selva por la noche porque los tigres cazan allí.You have to be careful going into the jungle at night because jaguars hunt there.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(toilet)
a. john
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
¿Dónde está el tigre? Tengo que mear.Where's the john? I have to pee.
b. bog
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
Creo que se siente mal. Lleva media hora en el tigre.I think he's not feeling very well. He's spent a half hour in the bog.
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tigre
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (animal)
a. tiger
los tigres económicos del sudeste asiáticothe tiger economies of South-East Asia
2. (fam fig)
a.
oler a tigreto stink
3. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. bog (United Kingdom)
b. john
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
4. (jaguar)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. jaguar
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tigre
1 (Zoología) tiger; (Latinoamérica) jaguar
tigre de Bengala Bengal tiger
tigre de colmillo de sable sabre-toothed tiger
tigre de papel paper tiger
2 (And) (café) black coffee with a dash of milk; (combinado) cocktail
3 (wáter) bog (muy_familiar); loo (familiar); john (muy_familiar); (EEUU)
esto huele a tigre this stinks; this smells foul
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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