different beast

Definition of different beast

  1. :  an entirely different thing Reading modern English is one thing, but understanding Shakespeare is an entirely different beast.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  partly or totally unlike in nature, form, or quality :  dissimilar

    :  not the same: such as

    :  distinct

  1. :  differently

  1. :  a four-footed mammal as distinguished from a human being, a lower vertebrate, and an invertebrate

    :  a lower animal as distinguished from a human being

    :  an animal as distinguished from a plant

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