Definition of critter
: creature 1
Examples of critter in a Sentence
The woods are filled with skunks, raccoons, and other critters.
she's so fond of every kind of critter that she ought to be a veterinarian
Recent Examples of critter from the Web
Read on to see what groups of some of your favorite and not-so-favorite Louisiana critters are called.
The expedition is expected to last until June 16—so stay tuned for more crazy critter finds.
This part of the Mediterranean, which brims with lovely little bony sea critters, doesn’t have the great tuna and swordfish of Sicily.
But this one was captured on video thrashing and rolling about as a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission trapper attempted to drag the critter out of the water.
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Cleveland Indians got another visit from the Rally Squirrel at Progressive Field on Friday night, but this time the tiny critter did not delay the action on the field.
The death of the black and white striped critter has hit the community hard.
Some become part of the Extreme Mustang Makeover, a 100-day period during which trainers tame the wild critters.
In addition to ensuring that their little creation gets its daily exercise, players will be able to decorate their critter’s living space, and invite friends over for play dates.
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Origin and Etymology of critter
First Known Use: 1815
CRITTER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of critter for English Language Learners
: a usually small creature or animal
CRITTER Defined for Kids
Definition of critter for Students
: a small animal
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