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Meaning of “werewolf” in the English Dictionary

"werewolf" in British English

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werewolfnoun [C]

uk   /ˈwɪə.wʊlf/ /ˈweə-/  us   /ˈwɪr-/ /ˈwer-/ (plural werewolves)
someone who, in ​stories, ​changes into a wolf at the ​time of the ​fullmoon (= when the ​moon is a ​completecircle)
(Definition of werewolf from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"werewolf" in American English

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werewolfnoun [C]

 us   /ˈwɪərˌwʊlf, ˈweər-, ˈwɜr-/ (plural werewolves  /ˈwɪrˌwʊlvz, ˈweər-, ˈwɜr-/ )
an ​imaginarycreature in ​stories that is a ​person who ​changes into a ​wolf (= ​wildanimal) when the ​moon is a ​completecircle
(Definition of werewolf from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “werewolf”
in Chinese (Simplified) (故事中的)狼人…
in Chinese (Traditional) (故事中的)狼人…
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