(noun, adjective)


1. marked by the appetites and passions of the body

- animal instincts

Similar word(s): physical, carnal, fleshly, sensual


1. a living organism characterized by voluntary movement

Similar word(s): beast, brute, creature, fauna

Definition categories: general, being, organism

2. (figuratively) A person who behaves wildly; a bestial, brutal, brutish, cruel, or inhuman person.

- My crazy uncle is behaving like an animal.‎