lion-tamer

lion-tamer

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

lion-tamer

[ˈlaɪənˌteɪməʳ] ndomatore/trice di leoni
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"I suppose you've heard of the lion-tamer who was hated by another man?" he asked.
"Well, the lion-tamer's big play to the audience was putting his head in a lion's mouth.
He was the lion-tamer, and he had the self-same trick of putting his head into the lion's mouth.
PLUTUS Apr 21-May 21 YOUR lifelong ambition to be a lion-tamer will finally be realised on Wednesday due to an unfortunate incident at the zoo.
There is no mention in this book of her mother, but she imagines her father could be a lion-tamer, an astronaut, a chocolate-maker, a nurse or a detective.
Lion-tamer: Bryan Hughes celebrates with Geoff Horsfield - and pitch-invader - after giving Blues the lead against Millwall in the play-off semi-final, first-leg, at St Andrew's.
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.
LION-TAMER: Muscat's penalty is brilliantly saved by Tranmere keeper John Achterberg Picture: CHRIS TURVEY