Bedeutung von “savage” — Learner’s Dictionary

savage

verb [ T ] us uk /ˈsævɪdʒ/
ATTACK

to attack violently:

[ often passive ] A sheep had been savaged by a dog.
CRITICIZE

to severely criticize someone or something:

[ often passive ] Her performance was savaged by the critics.

(Definition von “savage verb” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)