animal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna(noun)
a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
beast, wolf, savage, brute, wildcat(noun)
a cruelly rapacious person
Any animal other than a human; usually only applied to land vertebrates. Especially large or dangerous four-footed ones
(more specific) a domestic animal, especially a bovine farm animal:
A person who behaves in a violent, antisocial or uncivilized manner.
A large and impressive automobile
A sex offender.
to impose arduous exercises, either as training or as punishment.
A figure in the Book of Revelation (Apocalypse), often identified with Satan or the Antichrist.
A wild animal, or seemingly so, which roams free in a country it is usually only found in zoos. (For example The Beast of Bodmin Moor).
Origin: From beste (French: bête), from bestia; many cognates – see bestia#Descendants.
any living creature; an animal; -- including man, insects, etc
any four-footed animal, that may be used for labor, food, or sport; as, a beast of burden
as opposed to man: Any irrational animal
fig.: A coarse, brutal, filthy, or degraded fellow
a game at cards similar to loo
a penalty at beast, omber, etc. Hence: To be beasted, to be beaten at beast, omber, etc
The Beast is a fictional character, a superhero who appears in comic books published by Marvel Comics. He is a founding member of the mutant team of superheroes known as the X-Men. When he was first introduced, the Beast is a mutant who possesses ape-like superhuman physical strength and agility and oversized hands and feet, though he otherwise appears to be a normal human being. Throughout his history, the Beast undergoes progressive transformations to his physiognomy, permanently gaining increasingly animalistic physical characteristics. These include blue fur, feline facial features, pointed ears, fangs, and claws. His physical power increases to even greater levels, as do his senses. Despite his inhuman appearance, he is a brilliant man of the arts and sciences; he is a world authority on biochemistry and genetics, the X-Men's medical doctor, and the science and mathematics instructor at the Xavier Institute. He is also a mutant political activist. Fighting his bestial instincts and fears of social rejection, the Beast dedicates his physical and mental gifts to the creation of a better world for man and mutant. He also has a witty sense of humor.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
bēst, n. an irrational animal, as opposed to man: a four-footed animal: a brutal person: the Beast, Antichrist in the Revelation—dim. Beast′ies.—n.pl. Beast′-fā′bles, stories in which animals play human parts—a widely-spread primitive form of literature, often surviving in more or less developed forms in the more advanced civilisations.—ns. Beast′hood; Beast′lihead (Spens.), the state or nature of a beast, beastliness; Beast′liness.—adj. Beast′ly, like a beast in actions or behaviour: coarse: obscene: (colloq.) vile, disagreeable. [O. Fr. beste (Fr. bête)—L. bestia.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'beast' in Nouns Frequency: #2470
abets, baste, bates, Bates, beats, betas, esbat, tabes
The numerical value of beast in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of beast in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
That's why we carry a bow and arrow, to shoot the beast.
No beast so fierce but knows some touch of pity, but I know none, therefore am no beast.
He is a beast ... worse than a beast, i just want to ask him why he did this. What he did is very cruel.
A man without justice is a beast, and a man who would make himself a beast forgets the pain of being a man.
The Joker Here we are, the perfect pair... Beauty and the Beast. Mind you, if anybody calls you beast, I'll rip their lungs out.
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