noun \ˈkri-tər\

: a usually small creature or animal

Full Definition of CRITTER

:  creature 1

Examples of CRITTER

  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 of CRITTER

by alteration
First Known Use: 1815


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