man-eater shark

man-eater shark
noun see man-eater

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • man-eater shark — noun see man eater …   Useful english dictionary

  • man-eating shark — n MAN EATER SHARK …   Medical dictionary

  • man-eating shark — noun large aggressive shark widespread in warm seas; known to attack humans • Syn: ↑great white shark, ↑white shark, ↑man eater, ↑Carcharodon carcharias • Hypernyms: ↑mackerel shark • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • man-eating shark — any shark known to attack humans, esp. the great white shark, Carcharodon carcharias. Also called man eater shark, man eater. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • man-eating shark — n. A term applied to sharks that attack humans, especially the great white shark ({Carcharodon carcharias}), a large aggressive shark widespread in warm seas. Syn: great white shark, white shark, man eater, {Carcharodon carcharias}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • man-eating shark — noun see man eater …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • man-eater — noun Date: 1600 one that has or is thought to have an appetite for human flesh: as a. cannibal b. mackerel shark; especially great white shark called also man eater shark, man eating shark c. a large feline (as a lion or tiger) that has acquired… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • man-eater — n 1.) a wild animal that kills and eats people 2.) a woman who people think is frightening because she has many sexual partners used humorously >man eating adj ▪ a man eating shark …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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