Feline - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfiːlaɪn|  American pronunciation of the word feline
Brit.  |ˈfiːlʌɪn|  British pronunciation of the word feline

noun

- any of various lithe-bodied roundheaded fissiped mammals, many with retractile claws (syn: felid)

adjective

- of or relating to cats

Examples

They move with feline agility.

...the thief was eerily feline as he moved stealthily through the darkened rooms...

She moves with feline grace.

...tried various stratagems to get the cat into the carrier, but the feisty feline was wise to them all...

Word forms

noun
singular: feline
plural: felines
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