maneater


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man·eat·er

 (măn′ē′tər)
n.
1. An animal, such as a tiger, that eats or is reputed to eat human flesh.
2. A cannibal.
3. Slang A sexually aggressive woman who has multiple male sexual partners and is considered to be scheming or manipulative.

man′eat′ing adj.
References in classic literature ?
Your maneater, as they of India call the tiger who has once tasted blood of the human, care no more for the other prey, but prowl unceasing till he get him.
He saw the girl fling a grimace at the angry, roaring, maneater beneath her, and then, laughing, speed away into the forest.
X Factor winner Alexandra Burke performed the tango dressed as a zombie princess to Nelly Furtado's Maneater, earning more high praise from the judges and a score of 35.
HHHH H JUST one marine maneater has attained classic movie status, and that's Steven Spielberg's blockbusting Jaws, of course.
THE SHALLOWS (15) HHHH H JUST one marine maneater has attained classic movie status, and that's Steven Spielberg's blockbusting Jaws, of course.
The actress, who plays maneater Tracey Barlow, split with TV producer Jon Connerty in 2013 after seven years of marriage.
New Delhi -- A 10yearold Indian boy was killed by a maneater tiger in the fields of village Baheri on the border of Vijay Singhpur forest range in Bijnor, police said on Sunday.
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The 23–year–old – maneater Katy Armstrong in the ITV soap – wants to repeat Catherine Zeta–Jones's success.
Returning to the UK for the first time in almost 10 years, the 1980s icons will be performing a string of their greatest hits, from Maneater and Private Eyes to Out of Touch and You Make My Dreams.
MOHAMMAD Ghazi, a Bahujan Samaj Party ( BSP) MLA of Barhapur in Bijnore, hadn't the faintest clue as he entered a prohibited forest area with arms to kill a stray tigress that had turned into a maneater that his move would snowball into a major controversy.
The actress, who played maneater Samantha Jones in Sex And The City, told Woman 'n' Home magazine that she has been on a diet since 1974, the Mirror reported.