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man-eaternoun [C]

uk   /ˈmænˌiː.tər/  us   /-t̬ɚ/
  • man-eater noun [C] (WOMAN)

humorous a woman who uses men to have a ​series of ​sexualrelationships, 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
(Definition of man-eater from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “man-eater”
in Chinese (Simplified) 妇女, 仅把男子当作性工具的女子,荡妇…
in Chinese (Traditional) 婦女, 僅把男子當作性工具的女子,蕩婦…
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