[man-ee-ter] /ˈmænˌi tər/
an animal, especially a tiger or lion, that eats or is said to eat human flesh.
an animal, such as a tiger, that has become accustomed to eating human flesh
any of various sharks that feed on human flesh, esp the great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias)
a human cannibal
(informal) a woman with many lovers
also maneater, c.1600, “cannibal,” from man (n.) + eater (see eat). From 1837 in reference to animals (sharks); 1862 of tigers; 1906 of women. Related: Man-eating.
A sexually voracious woman; also, a femme fatale (1906+)
[man-ee-ting] /ˈmænˌi tɪŋ/ adjective 1. feeding on or having an appetite for human flesh: a man-eating tiger. adjective 1. eating human flesh 2. (informal) (of a woman) having many lovers
- Man-eating shark
noun 1. any shark known to attack humans, especially the great white shark, Carcharodon carcharias.
[man-eb] /ˈmæn ɛb/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a carbamate fungicide, C 4 H 6 MnN 2 S 4 , used for control of numerous crop diseases.
[meyn] /meɪn/ noun 1. the long hair growing on the back of or around the neck and neighboring parts of some animals, as the horse or lion. 2. Informal. (on a human being) a head of distinctively long and thick or rough hair. /meɪn/ noun 1. the long coarse hair that grows from the crest […]