Thesaurus

noble savage

noun

Synonyms of noble savage

as in savage, barbarian

Synonyms & Near Synonyms for noble savage

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About noble savage

Time Traveler for noble savage

Time Traveler

The first known use of noble savage was in 1670

See more words from the same year

Thesaurus Entries Near noble savage

nobles

noble savage

noble savages

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Noble savage.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/noble%20savage. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on noble savage

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about noble savage

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Which Word Does Not Belong?

  • one green toy robot amidst many red toy robots
  • Which of these words does not mean "nonsense"?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

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!