noble savage


Definition of NOBLE SAVAGE

:  a mythic conception of people belonging to non-European cultures as having innate natural simplicity and virtue uncorrupted by European civilization; also :  a person exemplifying this conception

First Known Use of NOBLE SAVAGE



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