animalist

[ an-uh-muh-list ]
/ ˈæn ə mə lɪst /

noun

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

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Origin of animalist

First recorded in 1830–40; animal + -ist

OTHER WORDS FROM animalist

an·i·mal·is·tic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for animalistic

animalistic
/ (ˈænɪməˌlɪstɪk) /

adjective

of, relating to, or resembling an animal or animals; brutish
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