Thesaurus

critter

noun

Synonyms of critter

one of the lower animals as distinguished from human beings
  • she's so fond of every kind of critter that she ought to be a veterinarian

Synonyms for critter

Words Related to critter

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about critter

Time Traveler for critter

Time Traveler

The first known use of critter was in 1815

See more words from the same year

Cite this Entry

“Critter.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/critter. Accessed 5 December 2019.

More from Merriam-Webster on critter

Dictionary: Definition of critter

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with critter

Comments on critter

What made you want to look up critter? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to accept, comply, or submit

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Semantic Drift Quiz

  • a twisty river
  • Which of the following was once a synonym for fun?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!