Associations to the word «Beast»


BEAST, noun. Any animal other than a human; usually only applied to land vertebrates, especially large or dangerous four-footed ones.
BEAST, noun. (more specific)   A domestic animal, especially a bovine farm animal.
BEAST, noun. A person who behaves in a violent, antisocial or uncivilized manner.
BEAST, noun. (slang) A large and impressive thing or structure.
BEAST, noun. (slang) Someone who is particularly impressive, especially athletically or physically.
BEAST, noun. (slang) (prisons) A sex offender.
BEAST, noun. (figuratively) Something unpleasant and difficult.
BEAST, verb. (British) (military) to impose arduous exercises, either as training or as punishment.
BEAST, adjective. (slang) great; excellent; powerful
BEAST, proper noun. (biblical) A figure in the Book of Revelation (Apocalypse), often identified with Satan or the Antichrist.
BEAST, proper noun. A wild animal, or seemingly so, which roams free in a country it is usually only found in zoos. (For example The Beast of Bodmin Moor).
BEAST MODE, noun. (slang) (sports) (video games) A high level of performance.
BEAST OF BURDEN, noun. A draught animal that carries or pulls heavy loads, such as a donkey, mule, llama, camel or ox.
BEAST OF BURDEN, noun. (by extension) Any domesticated animal trained to perform tasks for humans, such as a herding dog or trained falcon.
BEAST OF PREY, noun. A carnivorous animal that hunts for its food, especially one that preys on vertebrates.
BEAST OF PREY, noun. (figuratively) A predatory man or woman, savagely cruel and ruthless in his or her treatment of others.
BEAST OF VENERY, noun. Game animals.
BEAST WITH TWO BACKS, noun. (idiomatic) (euphemistic) Two people engaged in sexual intercourse.

Dictionary definition

BEAST, noun. A living organism characterized by voluntary movement.
BEAST, noun. A cruelly rapacious person.

Wise words

Four things come not back. The spoken word, the sped arrow, the past life, ad the neglected opportunity.
Arabian Proverb