man-eating


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man-eating

adj
1. eating human flesh
2. informal (of a woman) having many lovers
Translations

man-eating

[ˈmænˌiːtɪŋ] ADJantropófago

man-eating

adjmenschenfressend; man-eating sharkMenschenhai m

man-eating

[ˈmænˌiːtɪŋ] adj (animal) → che si nutre di carne umana; (tribe) → antropofago/a

man

(mӕn) plural men (men) noun
1. an adult male human being. Hundreds of men, women and children; a four-man team.
2. human beings taken as a whole; the human race. the development of man.
3. obviously masculine male person. He's independent, tough, strong, brave – a real man!
4. a word sometimes used in speaking informally or giving commands to someone. Get on with your work, man, and stop complaining!
5. an ordinary soldier, who is not an officer. officers and men.
6. a piece used in playing chess or draughts. I took three of his men in one move.
verbpast tense, past participle manned
to supply with men (especially soldiers). The colonel manned the guns with soldiers from our regiment.
-man (-mən) , (-mӕn) a person (formerly usually used for either sex; currently, often replaced by -person when the person referred to can be of either sex) who performs a particular activity, as in postman, *milkman, *chairman
etc.
ˈmanhood noun
1. (of a male) the state of being adult, physically (and mentally) mature etc. He died before he reached manhood.
2. manly qualities. He took her refusal to marry him as an insult to his manhood.
manˈkind noun
the human race as a whole. He worked for the benefit of all mankind.
ˈmanly adjective
having the qualities thought desirable in a man, ie strength, determination, courage etc. He is strong and manly.
ˈmanliness noun
manned adjective
supplied with men. a manned spacecraft.
ˈman-eating adjective
which will eat people. a man-eating tiger.
ˈman-eater noun
manˈhandle verb
1. to move, carry etc by hand. When the crane broke down, they had to manhandle the crates on to the boat.
2. to treat roughly. You'll break all the china if you manhandle it like that!
ˈmanhole noun
a hole (usually in the middle of a road or pavement) through which someone may go to inspect sewers etc.
ˌman-ˈmade adjective
made, happening or formed by man, not by natural means. a man-made lake.
ˈmanpower noun
the number of people available for employment etc. There's a shortage of manpower in the building industry.
ˈmanservantplural ˈmenservants noun
a male servant (especially one employed as a valet). He has only one manservant.
ˈmansize(d) adjective
of a size suitable for a man; large. a mansized breakfast.
ˈmanslaughter noun
the crime of killing someone, without intending to do so. He was found guilty of manslaughter.
ˈmenfolk noun plural
male people, especially male relatives. The wives accompanied their menfolk.
ˈmenswear (ˈmenz-) noun
clothing for men. Do you sell menswear?
as one man
simultaneously; together. They rose as one man to applaud his speech.
the man in the street
the ordinary, typical, average man. The man in the street often has little interest in politics.
man of letters
a writer and/or scholar. Shakespeare was perhaps Britain's greatest man of letters.
man of the world
a sophisticated man who is not likely to be shocked or surprised by most things. You can speak freely – we're all men of the world.
man to man as one man to another; openly or frankly: They talked man to man about their problems; adjective (etc)
a man-to-man discussion.
to a man
every one, without exception. They voted to a man to accept the proposal.
References in classic literature ?
It rarely saw him, so closely was he enveloped in Danny's man-eating attack.
The smile never left his face, but he went back to his man-eating rushes.
Quite convenient for barking, and even for man-eating!"
It was pretty close quarters in that little dugout for three human beings and two practically wild, man-eating dogs; but we had to make the best of it, since I would not listen to Juag's sug-gestion that we kill and eat Raja and Ranee.
There was nothing for it but to stand our ground and take our medicine, though, from the hideous racket which now assailed our ears, and for which that first roar had seemed to be the signal, I judged that we must be in the midst of hundreds, perhaps thousands, of the fierce, man-eating denizens of the Kaolian jungle.
Summary: Dahod (Gujarat) [India], December 3 (ANI): Personnel from the Forest Department here waited inside a cage to tranquilise a man-eating leopard which allegedly killed three people in the area.
Summary: I am surprised at the nave remarks made by ill-informed activists on putting a man-eating tiger to sleep in Maharashtra, India.
The policy of trying to placate Hamas with enhanced humanitarian aid is sadly no less farcical than trying to convert a man-eating tiger into a cuddly bunny-rabbit by offering it a diet of premium carrots
SU N DAY ATTACK THE BLOCK CHANNEL 4, 11.35PM In an early role for John Boyega of the most recent Star Wars flick, an inner city gang must save London from very scary man-eating aliens.
I just received my April copy of Guns & Ammo and was surprised and excited to read the piece on man-eating lions, as I've owned a copy of Patterson's "The Man-Eaters of Tsavo" and was present near Mfuwe when Wayne Hosek was successful in killing the Man-Eater there.
"Full blown cases of man-eating are few and largely occur where tiger populations are thriving.
Moon plays a triangle on the rim world waves where a man-eating