Definition of leopard noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

leopard

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈlɛpərd//
 
 
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  • a large animal of the cat family, that has yellowish-brown fur with black spots. Leopards live in Africa and southern Asia. compare leopardess
  • Idioms
    a leopard cannot change its spots(saying)
     
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    people cannot change their character, especially if they have a bad character You didn't really expect her to be on time, did you? A leopard can't change its spots.
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: leopard