1. adjective [ADJ n]
Feline means belonging or relating to the cat family.
2. countable noun
A feline is an animal that belongs to the cat family. ⇒ The 14lb feline is so fat she can hardly walk.
3. graded adjective & adjective [usu ADJ n] You can use feline to describe someone's appearance or movements if they are elegant or graceful in a way that makes you think of a cat. [literary] ⇒ ...a woman with large feline eyes and a sexy voice. ⇒ She moves with feline grace.
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