Definition of lion-like in US English:



  • See lion

    • ‘She closed her eyes with another wide lion-like yawn.’
    • ‘More often than not, that last little bit doesn't get thrown in with lion-like qualities.’
    • ‘The lion-like predator, which could stand nearly one metre and weighed about 250 kilograms, had a pair of retractable thumb-like claws to disembowel or drag prey up trees.’
    • ‘Yellow dogs were also more lion-like in appearance.’
    • ‘His ruggedly handsome features and lion-like eyes lend him a subtle air of ferocity, despite his blank expression.’