1. [syn: feline, felid]
1. of or relating to cats;
- Example: "feline fur"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Feline \Fe"line\, a. [L. felinus, fr. feles, felis, cat, prob.
orig., the fruitful: cf. F. f['e]lin. See Fetus.]
1. (Zool.) Catlike; of or pertaining to the genus Felis, or
family Felid[ae]; as, the feline race; feline voracity.
2. Characteristic of cats; sly; stealthy; treacherous; as, a
feline nature; feline manners.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: of or relating to cats; "feline fur"
n 1: any of various lithe-bodied roundheaded fissiped mammals,
many with retractile claws [syn: feline, felid]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
134 Moby Thesaurus words for "feline":
Cheshire cat, Chinchilla cat, Machiavellian, Machiavellic,
Maltese cat, acute, alley cat, amphibian, aquatic, arch, artful,
astute, back-door, backstairs, biped, blue cat, cagey, calico cat,
canine, cannibal, canny, carnivore, cat, catlike, cattish, catty,
clandestine, clever, cosmopolite, covert, crafty, cunning, cute,
deceitful, deep, deep-laid, designing, diplomatic, felid, foxy,
furtive, gib, gib-cat, gnawer, grimalkin, guileful, herbivore,
hidlings, hole-and-corner, house cat, hugger-mugger, ingenious,
insectivore, insidious, inventive, invertebrate, kit, kitling,
kitten, kittenish, kitty, kitty-cat, knowing, leonine, lionlike,
mammal, mammalian, marsupial, marsupialian, mouser, omnivore,
pawky, politic, primate, privy, puss, pussy, pussycat, quadruped,
quiet, ready, reptile, resourceful, rodent, ruminant, scavenger,
scheming, serpentine, sharp, shifty, shrewd, silver cat, skulking,
slick, slinking, slinky, slippery, sly, smooth, snaky, sneaking,
sneaky, sophistical, stealthy, strategic, subtile, subtle, supple,
surreptitious, tabby, tabby cat, tactical, tiger cat, tigerish,
tom, tomcat, tortoise-shell cat, trickish, tricksy, tricky,
under-the-counter, under-the-table, undercover, underground,
underhand, underhanded, ungulate, unobtrusive, varmint, vermin,
vertebrate, vulpine, wary, wily