Definition of leopardess in US English:



  • A female leopard.

    • ‘The leopardess came to stand beside Angela.’
    • ‘An unidentified poacher opened fire on the leopardess with the bullet hitting her in the back, WWF representatives said in a statement.’
    • ‘She smiled at the wolf and leopardess, who didn't quite share her excitement.’
    • ‘Before she could say anything else, the leopardess turned back to the creature she had killed; she pulled a short knife from her belt and began to skin the animal.’