What is another word for lioness?

45 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ lˈa͡ɪ͡ənɛs], [ lˈa‍ɪ‍ənɛs], [ l_ˈaɪə_n_ɛ_s]

The word "lioness" refers specifically to a female lion. However, there are several other words which can be used as synonyms for "lioness". One such word is "lionessess", which is the plural form of the word and refers to a group of female lions. Other synonyms include "lion women", "lionesses", and "lion queens". These terms are all used to describe the female counterparts of male lions, who are known simply as lions. While these words are used interchangeably, it is important to note that they all refer specifically to female lions, rather than any other type of big cat.

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  • Forward Entailment

    • Noun, singular or mass
      lion.

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Usage examples for Lioness

She rested her chin upon her hands, folded upon the high chair back, and gazed at him with her tawny eyes, that somehow reminded Kent of a lioness in a cage.
"Lonesome Land"
B. M. Bower
He thought swiftly that a lioness would have as much mercy as she had in that mood.
"Lonesome Land"
B. M. Bower
More than ever, it seemed to him, they resembled the eyes of a lioness watching you quietly from the corner of her cage.
"Lonesome Land"
B. M. Bower

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