man-eater

Definitions of man-eater
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n large aggressive shark widespread in warm seas; known to attack humans

Synonyms:
Carcharodon carcharias, great white shark, man-eating shark, white shark
Type of:
mackerel shark
fierce pelagic and oceanic sharks

n a person who eats human flesh

Synonyms:
anthropophagite, anthropophagus, cannibal
Type of:
barbarian, savage
a member of an uncivilized people

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