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adj. - Of or characteristic of or resembling a lion.

Usage examples (39)
  • The front of the sphinx is to the northwest, and its crouching leonine body continues to the south.
  • The state increasingly becomes a tool to protect “wage contracts” which are increasingly leonine, that is, based on inequality.
  • Here he is, a debut author, lounging around Paris cafés and smirking at the hordes of "leonine" Hemingway poseurs.
  • The image of Theseus is accompanied by a legend in the "leonine" rhythm: -- for more
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