How to use man-eating in a sentence
In the course of her remarkable travels Thecla baptizes herself by diving into a pool of “man-eating seals.”First Anglican Woman Bishop A Return to Christian Roots | Candida Moss | December 18, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The marauding, man-eating Titans are mutated, androgynous beasts that have no need to feed but love to kill.This Author Kills More Darlings Than George R.R. Martin | David Levesley | September 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Our pond is short on man-eating sharks, but I can set bear traps on the bottom.
And if you can work in man-eating hippopotami, sexy vampires, or a robot that shoots lasers out of its eyes, all the better.
Her latest role is a small but powerful one, and does plenty to erase any memories of her cosmo-swilling, man-eating alter-ego.
He was a fat man—eating roast pork, and apple-sauce, and mashed potatoes, and bread.Love's Pilgrimage | Upton Sinclair
There is a man eating his supper on the parapet below me, in front of the road.Rollo on the Rhine | Jacob Abbott
The people wondered to see me approach from the jungle, dreaded as being the jungle of the man-eating tiger.Laos Folk-Lore of Farther India | Katherine Neville Fleeson
Who then will complain of a few regular man-eating sharks along the back-side?Cape Cod | Henry D. Thoreau
A tigerskin with a man-eating head, over which I tripped, had not always been in the way before a cast-iron mantelpiece.Witching Hill | E. W. Hornung
British Dictionary definitions for man-eating
eating human flesh
informal (of a woman) having many lovers
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