“They are savages,” he said, standing under his toilet paper sign.
He was wonderful, with Laura Linney, as a burdened brother and sister looking after an ailing parent in The savages (2007).
In their oath of vengeance, the Taliban called us “sick-minded American savages.”
How many still think that black people behaved like savages in the New Orleans Superdome after Hurricane Katrina?
NB: I'm totally guilty of much of what Nolan savages in his short essay.
These, too, coincide with the various absurd conjectures of savages.
savages and barbarians dismiss "white man's ways" with indifference.
What glory it would be for you if you could drive back the savages!
The cases above cited are nearly all those of savages and barbarians.
"savages after the manner of our forefathers," Gaston answered quietly.
mid-13c., "fierce, ferocious;" c.1300, "wild, undomesticated, untamed" (of animals and places), from Old French sauvage, salvage "wild, savage, untamed, strange, pagan," from Late Latin salvaticus, alteration of silvaticus "wild," literally "of the woods," from silva "forest, grove" (see sylvan). Of persons, the meaning "reckless, ungovernable" is attested from c.1400, earlier in sense "indomitable, valiant" (c.1300).
"wild person," c.1400, from savage (adj.).
"to tear with the teeth, maul," 1880, from savage (adj.). Earlier "to act the savage" (1560s). Related: Savaged; savaging.
A young police officer eager to make arrests (1940s+ Police)