[biːst] or [bist]


(noun.) a cruelly rapacious person.

Typist: Paul--From WordNet


(n.) Any living creature; an animal; -- including man, insects, etc.

(n.) Any four-footed animal, that may be used for labor, food, or sport; as, a beast of burden.

(n.) As opposed to man: Any irrational animal.

(n.) Fig.: A coarse, brutal, filthy, or degraded fellow.

(n.) A game at cards similar to loo.

(n.) A penalty at beast, omber, etc. Hence: To be beasted, to be beaten at beast, omber, etc.

Inputed by Inez

Synonyms and Synonymous

n. Brute (fit for the service of man), quadruped, beast of the field, four-footed animal, irrational animal.

Typed by Essie


n. an irrational animal as opposed to man: a four-footed animal: a brutal person: the Beast Antichrist in the Revelation—dim. Beast′ies.— Beast′-fā′bles stories in which animals play human parts—a widely-spread primitive form of literature often surviving in more or less developed forms in the more advanced civilisations.—ns. Beast′hood; Beast′lihead (Spens.) the state or nature of a beast beastliness; Beast′liness.—adj. Beast′ly like a beast in actions or behaviour: coarse: obscene: (colloq.) vile disagreeable.

Checked by Eli


Typist: Mason


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