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English noun: monster

1. monster (person) an imaginary creature usually having various human and animal parts


Broader (hypernym)imaginary being, imaginary creature


Narrower (hyponym)bogeyman, booger, boogeyman, bugaboo, bugbear, mythical creature, mythical monster

2. monster (person) someone or something that is abnormally large and powerful


Synonymsbehemoth, colossus, giant, goliath


Broader (hypernym)anomaly, unusual person

3. monster (person) a person or animal that is markedly unusual or deformed


Synonymsfreak, lusus naturae, monstrosity


Broader (hypernym)mutant, mutation, sport, variation


Narrower (hyponym)leviathan

4. monster (person) a cruel wicked and inhuman person


Synonymsdemon, devil, fiend, ogre


Broader (hypernym)disagreeable person, unpleasant person


Narrower (hyponym)demoniac

5. monster (animal) (medicine) a grossly malformed and usually nonviable fetus


Synonymsteras


Broader (hypernym)fetus, foetus


Part holonymacardia, acephalia, acephalism, acephaly


Domain categorymedical specialty, medicine









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