What does feral mean?

Definitions for feral
ˈfɪər əl, ˈfɛr-fer·al

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word feral.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. feral, ferine, savage(adj)

    wild and menacing

    "a pack of feral dogs"

Wiktionary

  1. feral(Noun)

    A domesticated animal that has returned to the wild; an animal, particularly a domesticated animal, living independently of humans.

  2. feral(Noun)

    A contemptible young person, a lout, a person who behaves wildly.

  3. feral(Noun)

    A person who has isolated themselves from the outside world; one living an alternative lifestyle.

  4. feral(Adjective)

    Wild, untamed, especially of domesticated animals having returned to the wild.

  5. feral(Adjective)

    Contemptible, unruly, misbehaved.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Feral(adj)

    wild; untamed; ferine; not domesticated; -- said of beasts, birds, and plants

  2. Feral(adj)

    funereal; deadly; fatal; dangerous

  3. Origin: [L. ferus. See Fierce.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of feral in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of feral in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of feral in a Sentence

  1. Tom Buchanan:

    Feral hogs wreak havoc on Oklahoma's farms, ranches and ecosystems, and cost farmers, ranchers and landowners.

  2. Kevin Grant:

    Out in the wild, feral hogs are an ecological nightmare. There is very little that is beneficial to native wildlife that come from feral swine.

  3. Kevin Grant:

    The problem is that feral hogs are so prolific that we have to trap 70 percent of the pig population every year just to maintain the population level we have right now.

  4. Dale Nolte:

    If you are a farmer, they can clean out your crops overnight, we have farmers tell us they have given up on planting high-dollar crops because of the feral hog problem.

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