Definition of tigerishly in US English:

tigerishly

adverb

  • See tigerish

    • ‘It came as Tallon fought tigerishly to win possession.’
    • ‘Rangers needed at least the point, and defended tigerishly to prevent a goal as Tarbert also sought the point to give them the point they required.’
    • ‘However, Sligo's defence was heroic, with the pack halting mauls on the line, and when the ball was released, the Sligo wing forwards and backs tackled tigerishly.’
    • ‘Albion, to their credit, defended tigerishly for a side who had shipped six against Liverpool the week before.’
    • ‘It is hard not to have some sympathy for Clarke, who had fought tigerishly without much reward for most of the round.’