Translation of "animal" - English-Russian dictionary

animal

noun [ C ] uk us /ˈænɪməl/
NOT A HUMAN

A1 something that lives and moves but is not a person, bird, fish, or insect

животное
a wild animal
She's a real animal lover.
NOT A PLANT

B2 anything that lives and moves, including people, birds, etc

живое существо
Are humans the only animals to use language?
CRUEL PERSON informal

a very cruel and violent person

зверь

(Translation of “animal noun” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)