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English definition of “man-eater”

man-eater

noun [C] uk   /ˈmænˌiː.tər/ us    /-t̬ɚ/

man-eater noun [C] (WOMAN)

humorous a woman who uses men to have a series of sexual relationships without loving themPeople who sell sex or are promiscuous

man-eater noun [C] (ANIMAL)

an animal that can kill and eat a personGeneral and informal words for animals
man-eating
adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈmænˌiː.tɪŋ/ us    /-t̬ɪŋ/
a man-eating tigerGeneral and informal words for animals
(Definition of man-eater from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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