a member of an uncivilized people
beast, wolf, savage, brute, wildcat(adj)
a cruelly rapacious person
barbarous, brutal, cruel, fell, roughshod, savage, vicious(adj)
(of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering
"a barbarous crime"; "brutal beatings"; "cruel tortures"; "Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks"; "a savage slap"; "vicious kicks"
feral, ferine, savage(adj)
wild and menacing
"a pack of feral dogs"
barbarian, barbaric, savage, uncivilized, uncivilised, wild(adj)
without civilizing influences
"barbarian invaders"; "barbaric practices"; "a savage people"; "fighting is crude and uncivilized especially if the weapons are efficient"-Margaret Meade; "wild tribes"
ferocious, fierce, furious, savage(verb)
marked by extreme and violent energy
"a ferocious beating"; "fierce fighting"; "a furious battle"
attack brutally and fiercely
savage, blast, pillory, crucify(verb)
criticize harshly or violently
"The press savaged the new President"; "The critics crucified the author for plagiarizing a famous passage"
An uncivilized or feral human; a barbarian.
A defiant person.
To attack or assault someone or something ferociously or without restraint.
To criticise vehemently.
His latest film was savaged by most reviewers.
To attack with the teeth
wild; not cultivated
barbaric; not civilized
fierce and ferocious
brutal, vicious or merciless
The woman was killed in a savage manner.
unpleasant or unfair
Origin: From sauvage, salvage, from salvaticus, alteration of silvaticus, from silva.
of or pertaining to the forest; remote from human abodes and cultivation; in a state of nature; wild; as, a savage wilderness
wild; untamed; uncultivated; as, savage beasts
uncivilized; untaught; unpolished; rude; as, savage life; savage manners
characterized by cruelty; barbarous; fierce; ferocious; inhuman; brutal; as, a savage spirit
a human being in his native state of rudeness; one who is untaught, uncivilized, or without cultivation of mind or manners
a man of extreme, unfeeling, brutal cruelty; a barbarian
to make savage
Demetrius Savelio, better known by his stage name Savage, is a New Zealander rapper of Samoan descent, and a former member of hip hop group the Deceptikonz. In 2009, he became the first New Zealand hip hop artist in history to have a commercial single achieve platinum certification status in the United States for selling over one million copies. He is not to be confused with Savage of the underground Atlanta- and Bronx-based hip hop group Hard Knocks, which released one album in 1992.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
sav′āj, adj. wild: uncivilised: fierce: cruel: brutal: (her.) nude: naked.—n. a human being in a wild state: a brutal, fierce, or cruel person: a barbarian.—v.t. and v.i. to make savage, to play the savage.—n. Sav′agedom, a savage state: savages collectively.—adv. Sav′agely.—ns. Sav′ageness; Sav′agery, fierceness: ferocity: wild growth of plants; Sav′agism. [O. Fr. salvage—L. silvaticus, pertaining to the woods—silva, a wood.]
The numerical value of SAVAGE in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of SAVAGE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
What's a bachaquero? it's a human being turned savage.
No beast is more savage than man when possessed with power answerable to his rage.
The savage bows down to idols of wood and stone the civilized man to idols of flesh and blood.
Music hath charms to soothe a savage breast, To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.N.B. This quote is commonly misquoted as savage beast.
Today's fall was more savage than we had expected. Investors were panicking, the market had gained so much previously, so I think there's an inherent need for a correction.
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- همجي, متوحشArabic
- див, брутален, безпощаденBulgarian
- salvatgeCatalan, Valencian
- Barbar, wild, roh, bestürmen, herfallen über, unbändig, beleidigen, barbarisch, unbebaut, angreifen, roher Mensch, beißen, rasend, anfallen, zerfleischen, wüst, wütend, Wilder, grausamGerman
- άγριος, καταδαγκώνω, κατασπαράσσω, καυτηριάζω, πρωτόγονοςGreek
- feroca, sovaĝaEsperanto
- féroce, barbareFrench
- brutális, civilizálatlan, elvetemült, barbár, kegyetlen, műveletlen, vérengző, vad, vadember, erőszakosHungarian
- վայրենի, վայրի, վայրագArmenian
- crudele, selvaggio, feroce, primitivo, impietoso, brutaleItalian
- 野蛮人, 野蛮なJapanese
- 野蠻人, 야만인Korean
- ferus, crudelis, saevus, barbarus, immanis, atrox, inhumanus, silvestrisLatin
- беспоштеден, жесток, дивјачки, дивјакMacedonian
- onbeschaafd, barbaars, onbeschoft, wildDutch
- slakte, brutal, villmann, grusom, barbarisk, rasende, villNorwegian
- brutalny, okrutny, zdziczały, bestialski, dziki, barbarzyński, dzikus, niecywilizowany, bezlitosnyPolish
- беспощадный, дикарь, дикарка, дикий, варварский, дикарскийRussian
- divljakinja, divljakuša, divlje, divljakSerbo-Croatian
- ociviliserad, vilde, barbar, okultiverad, brutal, vild, grym, barbariskSwedish
- người dã manVietnamese
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