social animals

Definition of social animals

:animals that live in groups

Word by Word Definitions

social play
  1. : involving allies or confederates

  2. : marked by or passed in pleasant companionship with friends or associates

  3. : sociable

  1. : sociable

animal play animals
  1. : any of a kingdom (Animalia) of living things including many-celled organisms and often many of the single-celled ones (such as protozoans) that typically differ from plants in having cells without cellulose walls, in lacking chlorophyll and the capacity for photosynthesis, in requiring more complex food materials (such as proteins), in being organized to a greater degree of complexity, and in having the capacity for spontaneous movement and rapid motor responses to stimulation

  2. : one of the lower animals (see 3lower 3) as distinguished from human beings

  3. : mammal

  1. : of, relating to, resembling, or derived from animals

  2. : of or relating to the physical or sentient as contrasted with the intellectual or rational

  3. : sensual, fleshly


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