human being

noun

Examples of human being in a sentence

  1. She's a very warm and generous human being.

  2. We should do more to help our fellow human beings.

  3. The drug has not yet been tested on human beings.

1694

First Known Use of human being

1694


HUMAN BEING Defined for English Language Learners

human being

noun

Definition of human being for English Language Learners

  • : a person


HUMAN BEING Defined for Kids

human being

noun

Definition of human being for Students

  1. :  a man, woman, or child :  person


Medical Dictionary

human being

noun

Medical Definition of human being

  1. :  human


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