honey badger

honey badger (plural honey badgers)

  1. Mellivora capensis, a badger-like mustelid native to Africa, the Middle East and the Indian subcontinent.
    • Less well known is the honey badger′s association with the pale chanting goshawk.
  2. (figurative, slang) A person who displays indifference or disregard for others' opinions.
Synonyms Translations
  • French: ratel, zorille du Cap
  • German: Honigdachs, Honigdächsin
  • Italian: tasso del miele, ratele, mellivora
  • Portuguese: ratel, texugo-do-mel
  • Russian: медое́д
  • Spanish: ratel, tejón de miel

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