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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


Broader (hypernym)fetus, foetus

Part holonymacardia, acephalia, acephalism, acephaly

Domain categorymedical specialty, medicine

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