leopard Definition

  • 1a large, carnivorous, spotted feline of Africa and southern Asia, similar to a jaguar but having a smaller, unmarked rosette
  • 2a yellowish-brown color with black spots, like that of the leopard's coat

Using leopard: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "leopard" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The leopard is known for its speed and agility.

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    She wore a leopard-print dress to the party.

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    Leopards are solitary animals and only come together to mate.

leopard Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for leopard

Phrases with leopard

  • leopard spots

    a pattern of small, black spots on a yellowish-brown background, resembling the coat of a leopard


    Her scarf was printed with leopard spots.

  • a large, aggressive seal found in the Antarctic and sub-Antarctic regions


    The leopard seal is a top predator in its environment.

  • a species of North American frog with distinctive spots on its skin


    The leopard frog is known for its distinctive call.


Summary: leopard in Brief

A 'leopard' [ˈlɛpərd] is a large, carnivorous, spotted feline found in Africa and southern Asia. It has a distinctive yellowish-brown coat with black spots, which is also called 'leopard'. 'Leopard' can also refer to patterns or prints that resemble the animal's coat, such as 'leopard spots'.

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