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critter Explained

critter at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


critter at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1815, dialectal or humorous pronunciation of creature. ///

critter at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [C] AmE spoken [Date: 1800-1900; Origin: creature]// a creature, especially an animal//

critter at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

94 Moby Thesaurus words for "critter":
Brahman, Houyhnhnm, Indian buffalo, an existence, animal, aurochs,
beast, beef, beef cattle, beeves, being, bison, body, bossy,
bovine, bovine animal, brood mare, brute, buffalo, bull, bullock,
calf, carabao, cattle, charger, colt, courser, cow, creature,
creeping thing, dairy cattle, dairy cow, dobbin, dogie,
dumb animal, dumb friend, entelechy, entire, entire horse, entity,
equine, filly, foal, gelding, heifer, hornless cow, horse,
individual, kine, leppy, life, living being, living thing, mare,
maverick, milch cow, milcher, milk cow, milker, monad, mount,
muley cow, muley head, musk-ox, nag, neat, object, organism, ox,
oxen, person, persona, personality, prancer, something, soul,
stallion, steed, steer, stirk, stot, stud, studhorse, tarpan,
thing, top horse, unit, varmint, war-horse, wild horse, wisent,
yak, yearling, zebu

critter at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

(AmE, informal) a living creature:
wild critters

critter at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n : a regional term for creature (especially domestic animals)

critter at English (WD) Of Explained:



First attested Category: w - :1815|1815, dialectal pronunciation of creature.


* Inter: enPR » krĭtər


Inter: en-nou » n
  • A creature

  • Translation: et » critter
    Translation: el » critter
    Translation: fr » critter
    Translation: ko » critter
    Translation: pl » critter
    Translation: fi » critter
    Translation: zh » critter