What is another word for wild beast?

Pronunciation: [wˈa͡ɪld bˈiːst] (IPA)

A wild beast is a ferocious animal that roams the wilderness. When it comes to synonyms, there are many words that can replace "wild beast" depending on the context. Some of the commonly used words are savage, brute, predator, hunter, monster, beast, creature, and animal. The word feral is used to describe a wild animal that has escaped captivity and returned to the wild. A vicious and aggressive animal is called a maneater or a mankiller. Some animals like lions, tigers, and cheetahs are referred to as big cats or simply as cats. Similarly, some animals like wolves and hyenas are called wild dogs.

What are the hypernyms for Wild beast?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Famous quotes with Wild beast

  • Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.
    Francis Bacon
  • An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.
    Buddha
  • A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world.
    Albert Camus
  • Every man has a wild beast within him.
    Frederick The Great
  • Courage without conscience is a wild beast.
    Robert Green Ingersoll

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