Simple Definition of creature
: an animal of any type
: an imaginary or very strange kind of animal
: a person usually of a specified type
Full Definition of creature
Examples of creature
rabbits, squirrels, and other furry creatures
Few living creatures can survive without water.
a giant hairy apelike creature
She's a creature of rare beauty.
A social creature by nature, he loves working with people.
The poor creature had no way to get home.
Origin of creature
Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin creatura, from Latin creatus, past participle of creare
First Known Use: 14th century
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