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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, but does not love the men

man-eater noun [C] (ANIMAL)

an animal that can kill and eat a person
man-eating
adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈmænˌiː.tɪŋ/  us   /-t̬ɪŋ/
a man-eating tiger
Translations of “man-eater”
in Chinese (Traditional) 婦女, 僅把男子當作性工具的女子,蕩婦…
in Chinese (Simplified) 妇女, 仅把男子当作性工具的女子,荡妇…
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