Significado de “monster” - Diccionario inglés

monster en inglés británico

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monsternoun [ C ]

uk /ˈmɒn.stər/ us /ˈmɑːn.stɚ/

monster noun [ C ] (CREATURE)

B1 any imaginary frightening creature, especially one that is large and strange:

a sea monster
prehistoric monsters
the Loch Ness monster

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monster noun [ C ] (PERSON)

C2 a cruel person:

You'd have to be a monster to hit a child like that.

monsteradjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˈmɒn.stər/ us /ˈmɑːn.stɚ/ informal

monsterverb [ T ]

uk /ˈmɒn.stər/ us /ˈmɑːn.stɚ/ UK informal

to criticize someone severely or to treat someone very badly:

Andy Smith has been monstered by the media.

(Definición de monster de Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

monster en inglés americano

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monsternoun [ C ]

us /ˈmɑn·stər/

monster noun [ C ] (CREATURE)

any imaginary frightening creature, esp. one that is large and strange

monster noun [ C ] (EVIL PERSON)

a person who does very cruel and evil acts:

To the whole world, he was a monster.

monsteradjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈmɑn·stər/

monster adjective [ not gradable ] (BIG)

very big, or too big:

a monster shark

(Definición de monster de Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)