Associations to the word «Savage»


SAVAGE, adjective. Wild; not cultivated.
SAVAGE, adjective. Barbaric; not civilized.
SAVAGE, adjective. Fierce and ferocious.
SAVAGE, adjective. Brutal, vicious, or merciless.
SAVAGE, adjective. (UK) (slang) Unpleasant or unfair.
SAVAGE, noun. (pejorative) An uncivilized or feral human; a barbarian.
SAVAGE, noun. (figuratively) A defiant person.
SAVAGE, verb. To attack or assault someone or something ferociously or without restraint.
SAVAGE, verb. (figuratively) To criticise vehemently.
SAVAGE, verb. (of an animal) To attack with the teeth.
SAVAGE, verb. (obsolete) (transitive) To make savage.
SAVAGE, proper noun. A surname​.
SAVAGE, proper noun. A CDP in Maryland.
SAVAGE, proper noun. A city in Minnesota.

Dictionary definition

SAVAGE, noun. A member of an uncivilized people.
SAVAGE, noun. A cruelly rapacious person.
SAVAGE, verb. Attack brutally and fiercely.
SAVAGE, verb. Criticize harshly or violently; "The press savaged the new President"; "The critics crucified the author for plagiarizing a famous passage".
SAVAGE, adjective. (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering; "a barbarous crime"; "brutal beatings"; "cruel tortures"; "Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks"; "a savage slap"; "vicious kicks".
SAVAGE, adjective. Wild and menacing; "a pack of feral dogs".
SAVAGE, adjective. Without civilizing influences; "barbarian invaders"; "barbaric practices"; "a savage people"; "fighting is crude and uncivilized especially if the weapons are efficient"-Margaret Meade; "wild tribes".
SAVAGE, adjective. Marked by extreme and violent energy; "a ferocious beating"; "fierce fighting"; "a furious battle".

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