animalist

[ an-uh-muh-list ]
/ ˈæn ə mə lɪst /

noun

a person driven by animal appetites; sensualist.
an advocate of the theory of animalism.

Nearby words

  1. animalcule,
  2. animalculum,
  3. animalia,
  4. animalier,
  5. animalism,
  6. animalistic,
  7. animality,
  8. animalize,
  9. animally,
  10. animate

Origin of animalist

First recorded in 1830–40; animal + -ist

Related formsan·i·mal·is·tic, adjective

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