Definition of 'leopard'
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Example sentences containing 'leopard'
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The snow leopard cub padded into view and ten million hearts leapt. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But in this case, can a leopard really change its spots? The Sun (2016) Snow leopards are beautiful animals. The Sun (2016)Would you actually know if the last snow leopard were defunct, as long as you could see it on the screen? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Or make for the mobile hide, to watch elephants and leopards drinking at not much more than arm's length. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Or is the leopard coat the new suede skirt? Times, Sunday Times (2015)His younger brother was dressed in a leopard skin. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There was no doubt it was the work of a snow leopard. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Most of all it is one of the best places to spot leopards in the wild. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We will see if this particular leopard now changes his spots. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There have been more sightings of the terror chief than of snow leopards. The Sun (2006)The leopard does not change his spots. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Snow leopards have their being in remoteness. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Such leopards do not change their spots. The Sun (2009)The idea was that once the baboon had grown up it would protect the livestock from predators like cheetah and leopard. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Who says a leopard can't change its spots? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Their gardens open onto views of trees and hills through which lions, elephants and leopards roam. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Few go home without seeing leopards, while lions and breeding herds of elephant are seen daily. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There will be a daily game drive in the park to spot leopards, elephants and tropical birds. Times, Sunday Times (2015)That first day we saw a cheetah, a leopard and a pride of lions with their cubs. Times, Sunday Times (2007)With one hand she strokes a leopard skin; the air is thick with the scent of lilies. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The baboon would keep the goats together as they grazed during the day, giving alarm calls if it spotted cheetahs or leopards. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Where else can you go whale watching in the morning, then drive a couple of hours inland and see wild leopards in the afternoon? The Sun (2016)A leopard print coat looks as good with jeans and T-shirt as it does thrown over a party dress. The Sun (2014)You'll also be looking for lions, leopards and desert elephants. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We say, go wild with leopard print, buckled boots and the jumper. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And as money is no object they can be chauffeured to see some of Africa's lions and leopards. The Sun (2010)
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Translations for 'leopard'
British English: leopard /ˈlɛpəd/ NOUN
A leopard is a type of large wild cat from Africa or Asia. Leopards have yellow fur and black spots.
- American English: leopard
- Arabic: نـَمْرٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: leopardo
- Chinese: 豹
- Croatian: leopard
- Czech: levhart
- Danish: leopard
- Dutch: luipaard
- European Spanish: leopardo
- Finnish: leopardi
- French: léopard
- German: Leopard
- Greek: λεοπάρδαλη
- Italian: leopardo
- Japanese: ヒョウ 動物
- Korean: 표범
- Norwegian: leopard
- Polish: lampart
- European Portuguese: leopardo
- Romanian: leopard
- Russian: леопард
- Spanish: leopardo
- Swedish: leopard
- Thai: เสือดาว
- Turkish: leopar
- Ukrainian: леопард
- Vietnamese: con báo
Definition of leopard from the Collins English Dictionary
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