man-eating adj

man-eating adj
Does a man-eating shark eat women, too?

English expressions. 2014.

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  • man-eating — ADJ: ADJ n A man eating animal is one that has killed and eaten human beings, or that people think might do so. ...lakes that contain man eating sharks. ...man eating lions …   English dictionary

  • man-eating — /man ee ting/, adj. feeding on or having an appetite for human flesh: a man eating tiger. [1600 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • man-eating — adj. Man eating is used with these nouns: ↑shark, ↑tiger …   Collocations dictionary

  • man-eating — adj cannibalistic, flesh eating, anthro pophagical, Thyestian, polyphagias bestial, fiendish, monstrous, ghoulish, ogreish, barbarous; bloodsucking, vampirish, bloodthirsty; non vegetarian, carnivorous …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • man-eater — n 1.) a wild animal that kills and eats people 2.) a woman who people think is frightening because she has many sexual partners used humorously >man eating adj ▪ a man eating shark …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • man-eater — [man′ēt΄ər] n. 1. a cannibal 2. an animal that eats, or is thought to eat, human flesh, as a shark, lion, or tiger man eating adj …   English World dictionary

  • woman n — man eating adj …   English expressions

  • cannibalistic — adj man eating, hungry for flesh, flesh eating, anthropophagical, Class. Myth.Thyes tian; bestial, fiendish, ogreish, bloodthirsty …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • carnivorous — adj flesh eating, carnivoral, zoopha gous, omophagous, omnivorous, ichthyophagous; an thropophagic, cannibalistic, man eating; rapacious, predatory, predacious, raptorial …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • tiger — tigerlike, adj. /tuy geuhr/, n., pl. tigers, (esp. collectively for 1, 2, 5) tiger. 1. a large, carnivorous, tawny colored and black striped feline, Panthera tigris, of Asia, ranging in several races from India and the Malay Peninsula to Siberia …   Universalium

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