man eater

man-eater

[man-ee-ter]
noun
1.
an animal, especially a tiger or lion, that eats or is said to eat human flesh.
3.
a cannibal.
4.
Slang. femme fatale.

Origin:
1590–1600

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man-eater
 
n
1.  an animal, such as a tiger, that has become accustomed to eating human flesh
2.  any of various sharks that feed on human flesh, esp the great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias)
3.  a human cannibal
4.  informal a woman with many lovers

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