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critter

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noun crit·ter \ˈkri-tər\

Simple Definition of critter

  • : a usually small creature or animal

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of critter

  1. :  creature 1

Examples of critter in a sentence

  1. The woods are filled with skunks, raccoons, and other critters.

  2. <she's so fond of every kind of critter that she ought to be a veterinarian>



Origin and Etymology of critter

by alteration


First Known Use: 1815


CRITTER Defined for Kids

critter

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noun crit·ter \ˈkri-tər\

Definition of critter for Students

  1. :  a small animal




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