Definitions for SAVAGEˈsæv ɪdʒ
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sav•ageˈsæv ɪdʒ(adj.; n.; v.)-aged, -ag•ing.
(adj.)fierce or ferocious; wild; untamed.
enraged or furiously angry.
rugged or uncultivated, as country or scenery.
(n.)an uncivilized human being.
a fierce, brutal, or cruel person.
a rude, boorish person.
(v.t.)to assault and maul brutally.
Category: Common Vocabulary
to criticize remorselessly.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Origin of savage:
1250–1300; ME savage, sauvage (adj.) < MF sauvage, salvage < ML salvāticus, for L silvāticus of woodlands =silv(a) forest +-āticus adj. suffix
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"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
violent and cruel
a savage beating; a child savagely attacked by a dog
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.
Translations for SAVAGE
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
- مُتَوَحِّش، غَيْر مُتَحَضِّرArabic
- selvagemPortuguese (BR)
- άγριος, απολίτιστοςGreek
- divlji, surovCroatian
- vad, barbárHungarian
- tidak bertamadunMalay
- vill, usivilisertNorwegian
- ترند سارانى، وحشى، غير مدنى: شډل، بربرى، سخت زړى،نا زړه سواندى، ابتدايى انسان، سخت زړى سړىPashto
- vild, ociviliseradSwedish
- ไม่เจริญ; ไม่มีวัฒนธรรมThai
- vahşî, ilkelTurkish
- 原始的，野蠻的Chinese (Trad.)
- дикий; первіснийUkrainian
- وحشی، خونخوارUrdu
- hoang dã, hung dữVietnamese
- 原始的，野蛮的Chinese (Simp.)
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