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.]
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The numerical value of savage in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of savage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of savage in a Sentence
The savage in man is never quite eradicated.
What's a bachaquero? it's a human being turned savage.
He's beating him in a savage way, just fist after fist.
Partnering with Savage makes sense logistically and strategically.
I have a huge and savage conscience that won't let me get away with things.
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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, silvestris, feroLatin
- 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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