NounCheetah (plural Cheetahs)
- A distinctive member (Acinonyx jubatus) of the cat family , slightly smaller than the leopard, but with proportionately longer limbs and a smaller head; it is native to Africa and also credited with being the fastest terrestrial animal.
Adjectives for Cheetah
majestic; growling; leaping; skulking; furious; ferocious; creeping; catapulting; determined; frenzied; deadly; swift; slinking; villainous; demoniac; enraged; pouncing; man-eating; mangled; shrinking; clawing; lightning-fast; vicious; cunning; lunging; circling; snapping; scrawny;
Hindi चीता (cītā, “leopard", "panther”), ultimately from Sanskrit चित्र (citra, “multicolored", "speckled”) (akin to Old High German haitar (“bright”) > German heiter; Old Norse heiðr) + काय (kāya, “body”), thus "having a spotted body".