Lion synonyms

lī'ən

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Something astonishing and seemingly inexplicable.
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A leonine carnivore
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A female lion.
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(Place, proper) A N constellation between Cancer and Virgo, containing the bright star Regulus; the Lion
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Fame or popular renown.
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Expected or most probable to win.
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A domesticated subspecies, Felis silvestris catus, of feline animal, commonly kept as a house pet. [from 8th c.]
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(Rare) An extraordinary happening, thought to presage good or evil fortune
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(UK, slang) A king skin.
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The definition of leonine is someone or something that is like a lion.
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(The addition of quotations indicative of this usage is being sought): A famous or important person.
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A person of importance
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A partially specified but unnamed person.
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A person of great importance or influence, especially a dignitary who commands special treatment.
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The Western Bolivian Guaraní language, ISO language code GNW.
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(Idiomatic) The lion.
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In scientific usage, a multicellular organism that is usually mobile, whose cells are not encased in a rigid cell wall (distinguishing it from plants and fungi) and which derives energy solely from the consumption of other organisms (distinguishing it from plants).
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(North America, slang) A woman of middle age who actively seeks the casual, often sexual, companionship of younger men, typically less than 35 years old; by implication a female “sexual predator”.
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Characteristic of or resembling felids.
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A hamlet in Saskatchewan
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Superiority in rank, position, character, achievement, etc.; greatness; celebrity
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A high muckamuck.
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a celebrity who is lionized (much sought after)
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A leonine carnivore
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A leonine carnivore
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A taxonomic genus within the subfamily Felinae "” the mountain lion and the jaguarundi.
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The principal character in a novel, poem, or dramatic presentation.
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One that is an inspiration to others; one who has achieved success in his chosen field; a leading light.
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Representation or repute, as opposed to reality:
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A person of distinction or great reputation.
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Something said or written which refers to the person, conduct, etc., of some individual, especially something of a disparaging or offensive nature; personal remarks.
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(Idiomatic) A prominent individual, especially one who is favorably regarded.
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Public estimation of someone; reputation:
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The definition of a dignitary is a person with a high rank or who holds an important position.
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Any person or thing that leads or conducts.
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(By extension) A person with a grandiose style or manner.
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The quality of being notable
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A major player in the field in question: someone who is in the big time
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A person or animal weighing much more than average
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(Idiomatic) A person with a reputation of importance or power.
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(UK) Ferris wheel
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(Jocose) A person of importance to a group or organization
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The state or fact of knowing:
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An important, influential person
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the fifth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about July 23 to August 22
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A leonine carnivore
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Any of the celestial bodies visible to the naked eye at night as fixed, usually twinkling points of light, including binary and multiple star systems.
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A young dog; puppy
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Plural form of wildcat
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A taxonomic species within the genus Panthera — the lion.
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Find another word for lion. In this page you can discover 66 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for lion, like: wonder, Felis leo (Latin), lioness, leo, lioness (female), celebrity, favorite, cat, prodigy, king and leonine.