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English definition of “man-eater”

man-eater

noun [C] (ANIMAL)    /ˈmænˌiː.tər/ US  /-t̬ɚ/
an animal that can kill and eat a personGeneral and informal words for animals man-eating     /ˈmænˌiː.tɪŋ/ US  /-t̬ɪŋ/ adjective [before noun] a man-eating tigerGeneral and informal words for animals
(Definition of man-eater noun (ANIMAL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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