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Creature

Creature Meaning & Definition
Creature Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Creature?

[n] a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
[n] a human being; `wight' is an archaic term
[n] a person who is used to perform unpleasant or dishonest tasks for someone else

Synonyms | Synonyms for Creature: animal | animate being | beast | brute | fauna | puppet | tool | wight

Related Terms | Find terms related to Creature: Adamite | adherent | aerobic organism | agent | an existence | anaerobic organism | ancilla | animal | apple-polisher | appliance | artifact | ass-licker | autotrophic organism | backscratcher | backslapper | beast | being | bodily | body | bootlick | bootlicker | brainchild | brownie | brown-nose | brute | cat | chap | character | Charlie McCarthy | child | clawback | cog | coinage | commonality | commonalty | composition | concoction | contrivance | courtier | creation | creature comforts | creeping thing | cringer | critter | crowning achievement | customer | dependent | device | disciple | distillation | duck | dumb animal | dumb friend | dummy | dupe | earthling | effect | end product | entelechy | entity | essence | extract | fawner | fellow | feudatory | figurehead | flatterer | flunky | follower | footlicker | front | front man | fruit | genetic individual | gillie | go-between | goon | groundling | groveler | guy | hand | handiwork | handmaid | handmaiden | handshaker | hanger-on | head | helot | henchman | heterotrophic organism | hoi polloi | homager | homo | human | human being | implement | individual | inferior | instrument | interagent | intermediary | intermediate | intermedium | invention | issue | jackal | joker | junior | kowtower | lackey | lay figure | led captain | lever | lickspit | lickspittle | liege | liege man | life | lightweight | living being | living soul | living thing | lower class | lower orders | man | manufacture | masses | masterpiece | masterwork | material | mealymouth | mechanism | mediator | medium | microbe | microorganism | midwife | minion | mintage | monad | morphological individual | mortal | mundane | myrmidon | new mintage | nominal head | nose | object | offspring | one | ont | opera | opus | opuscule | organ | organic being | organism | organization | origination | outcome | outgrowth | party | pawn | peon | person | persona | personage | personality | physical | physiological individual | plaything | product | production | puppet | reptile | result | retainer | satellite | second fiddle | secondary | serf | servant | single | slave | somebody | someone | something | soul | spaniel | stooge | subaltern | subordinate | suck | superficial | sycophant | tellurian | terran | thing | third stringer | thug | timeserver | toad | toadeater | toady | tool | toy | truckler | tufthunter | underling | understrapper | unit | varmint | vassal | vehicle | virus | votary | work | worldling | yeoman | yes-man | zooid | zoon

See Also | acrodont | adult | animal kingdom | animal tissue | Animalia | being | biped | captive | caput | chordate | conceptus | creepy-crawly | critter | darter | dead animal | domestic animal | embryo | face | female | fertilized egg | fictional animal | game | giant | head | herbivore | human | individual | insectivore | invertebrate | kingdom Animalia | larva | male | marine animal | mate | metazoan | migrator | molter | mortal | moulter | mutant | offspring | omnivore | organism | peeper | person | pet | pleurodont | predator | predatory animal | prey | pureblood | purebred | quarry | racer | scavenger | sea animal | slave | somebody | someone | soul | stayer | stunt | survivor | thoroughbred | varment | varmint | vermin | work animal | young | zooplankton

Creature In Webster's Dictionary

\Crea"ture\ (kr?"t?r; 135), n. [F. cr?ature, L. creatura. See {Create}.] 1. Anything created; anything not self-existent; especially, any being created with life; an animal; a man. He asked water, a creature so common and needful that it was against the law of nature to deny him. --Fuller. God's first creature was light. --Bacon. On earth, join, all ye creatures, to extol Him first, him last, him midst, and without end. --Milton. And most attractive is the fair result Of thought, the creature of a polished mind. --Cowper. 2. A human being, in pity, contempt, or endearment; as, a poor creature; a pretty creature. The world hath not a sweeter creature. --Shak. 3. A person who owes his rise and fortune to another; a servile dependent; an instrument; a tool. A creature of the queen's, Lady Anne Bullen. --Shak. Both Charles himself and his creature, Laud. --Macaulay. 4. A general term among farmers for horses, oxen, etc. {Creature comforts}, those which minister to the comfort of the body.

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