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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

beastbist(n.)

  1. any nonhuman animal, esp. a large, four-footed mammal.

  2. the crude animal nature common to humans and other animals.

  3. a cruel, coarse, or filthy person.

  4. any animal, as distinguished from a plant.

Origin of beast:

1175–1225; ME < OF beste < L bēstia

Princeton's WordNet

  1. animal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna(noun)

    a living organism characterized by voluntary movement

  2. beast, wolf, savage, brute, wildcat(noun)

    a cruelly rapacious person

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. beast(noun)bist

    a wild or frightening creature

Wiktionary

  1. beast(Noun)

    Any animal other than a human; usually only applied to land vertebrates. Especially large or dangerous four-footed ones

  2. beast(Noun)

    (more specific) a domestic animal, especially a bovine farm animal:

  3. beast(Noun)

    A person who behaves in a violent, antisocial or uncivilized manner.

  4. beast(Noun)

    A large and impressive automobile

  5. beast(Noun)

    A sex offender.

  6. beast(Verb)

    to impose arduous exercises, either as training or as punishment.

  7. Beast(ProperNoun)

    A figure in the Book of Revelation (Apocalypse), often identified with Satan or the Antichrist.

  8. Beast(ProperNoun)

    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).

  9. Origin: From beste (French: bête), from bestia; many cognates – see bestia#Descendants.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Beast(noun)

    any living creature; an animal; -- including man, insects, etc

  2. Beast(noun)

    any four-footed animal, that may be used for labor, food, or sport; as, a beast of burden

  3. Beast(noun)

    as opposed to man: Any irrational animal

  4. Beast(noun)

    fig.: A coarse, brutal, filthy, or degraded fellow

  5. Beast(noun)

    a game at cards similar to loo

  6. Beast(noun)

    a penalty at beast, omber, etc. Hence: To be beasted, to be beaten at beast, omber, etc

Freebase

  1. Beast

    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.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'beast' in Nouns Frequency: #2470


Translations for beast

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

beast

a four-footed (especially large) animal

beasts of the jungle.

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