man-eating

[man-ee-ting]

adjective

feeding on or having an appetite for human flesh: a man-eating tiger.

Nearby words

  1. man-at-arms,
  2. man-bag,
  3. man-child,
  4. man-day,
  5. man-eater,
  6. man-eating shark,
  7. man-hater,
  8. man-hour,
  9. man-like,
  10. man-made

Origin of man-eating

First recorded in 1600–10

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British Dictionary definitions for man-eating

man-eating

adjective

eating human flesh
informal (of a woman) having many lovers
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