lion-tamer

lion-tamer

n
a person who trains lions, esp for entertainment in a circus
Translations

lion-tamer

[ˈlaɪənˌteɪməʳ] ndomatore/trice di leoni
References in classic literature ?
I suppose you've heard of the lion-tamer who was hated by another man?
The years went by and he grew old, and the lion-tamer grew old, and the lion grew old.
He was the lion-tamer, and he had the self-same trick of putting his head into the lion's mouth.
Oct 24 - Nov 21 SCORPIO You've always regretted not pursuing your dream of being a lion-tamer, but an unfortunate incident at the zoo this week will at last give you the chance.
That motto that has served me well during my ill-fated spells as lion-tamer, Foreign Secretary and Boy George's manservant, so I was pleased by Shahid Afridi's attitude in resigning as Pakistan captain after one Test match in charge.
She starts off with the cheetah-head, removes it to become the ring-master and lion-tamer, and then strips off the jacket to reveal a Swarovski-crystal corset, fishnets and thigh-high boots," Dan Caten added.
Brown's decades of veterinary practice amongst New England farmers included adventures that make those of a lion-tamer look casual, and included animals with complaints such as mummified fetuses and goiter and others suffering from the side effects of completely irrational folk medicine.
The 13 set about growing taches, with styles named the Slug, the Goatee, the Handlebar or the Lion-Tamer.
QI READ last week that Birmingham had a famous lion-tamer - and that his name was Cooper.
ON THE DECK: If Henry wasn't a footballer, he'd be a lion-tamer.
The answer is that he was a lion-tamer, eaten because he forgot his chair.