beast of prey

beast of prey

  1. A carnivorous animal that hunts for its food, especially one that preys on vertebrates.
  2. (figuratively) A predatory person, savagely cruel and ruthless in their treatment of others.
  • French: bête de proie
  • German: Raubtier
  • Portuguese: predador
  • Russian: хи́щник

This text is extracted from the Wiktionary and it is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license | Terms and conditions | Privacy policy 0.007
Offline English dictionary