Examples of beast in a Sentence
dogs and other four-footed beasts
the birds and beasts of the forest
They were attacked by a savage beast.
He's a cruel, hateful beast!
Recent Examples of beast from the Web
This particular incident is markedly different and far more serious in nature, than the issues Jenner raised with Snapchat three weeks ago — and the backlash is shaping up to be a different beast as well.
Cora is a different beast, looking far more like a small plane that is able to take off and land vertically.
Arkansas — Daniel Gafford is a beast inside, and the Razorbacks have solid role players surrounding him. 27.
All the crops died and me and my mama were forced into that low-down, shoddy sod house of ours. Livin’ in it during the summer had been bearable, but the winter turned out to be another beast entirely.
Yes, that’s a very long shot; a legitimate draft is a rare beast in American politics.
Except this beast lives under water and is never seen waltzing.
London is a huge, ungainly beast whose cartwheeling urban life is in cranky, irrational disarray.
Jacob Fierst was a beast again, finishing with 36 points and eight rebounds, and Deonte Vanselow posted 13 points and nine rebounds.
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Origin and Etymology of beast
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
baddie (or baddy), brute, devil, evildoer, fiend, heavy, hound, knave, meanie (also meany), miscreant, monster, nazi, no-good, rapscallion, rascal, reprobate, rogue, savage, scalawag (or scallywag), scamp, scoundrel, varlet, villain, wretch;
BEAST Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of beast for English Language Learners
: an animal; especially : a wild animal that is large, dangerous, or unusual
: an unkind or cruel person
: a person or thing of a particular kind
BEAST Defined for Kids
Definition of beast for Students
- beasts of the forest
- beasts of burden
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