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man-eating

[ man-ee-ting ]
/ ˈmænˌi tɪŋ /
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adjective

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

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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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