Meaning of “critter” in the English Dictionary

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"critter" in British English

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critternoun [ C ]

also crittur uk /ˈkrɪt.ər/ us /ˈkrɪt̬.ɚ/ US not standard

a creature

(Definition of “critter” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"critter" in American English

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critternoun [ C ]

us /ˈkrɪt̬·ər/ infml

a creature:

That dog’s a mean old critter.

(Definition of “critter” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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