creature


creature
creature [krē′chər]
n.
[OFr < L creatura]
1. anything created, animate or inanimate
2. an animate or living being; esp.,
a) Chiefly Dial. a domestic animal, specif. a horse
b) a human being: often used in a patronizing, contemptuous, commiserating, or endearing sense
c) a strange or imaginary being
3. one completely dominated by another or dependent on another
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the creature
whiskey or other intoxicating liquor: humorous usage
creatural
adj.
creaturely

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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