Synonyms of monster
1 giantDictionary • He said he'd hooked a real monster of a fish.
giant • a Nordic saga of giants and monsters
titan • the country's two richest business titans
leviathan • It's a leviathan of a book.
behemoth • The city is a sprawling behemoth with no heart.
2 bruteDictionary • You make me sound like an absolute monster!
brute • a drunken brute
devil • the savage devils who mugged a helpless old woman
savage • Our orchestra is a bunch of savages.
beast • a sex beast who subjected two sisters to a terrifying ordeal
demon • He was a dictator and a demon.
barbarian • Our maths teacher was a bully and a complete barbarian.
fiend • a saint to his parents and a fiend to his children
ogre • Some people think of bank managers as ogres.
3 rascalDictionary • I don't think I could be as patient as they are with that little monster!
rascal • What's that old rascal been telling you?
rogue • a loveable rogue
horror (informal) • They can be little horrors though, little children, can't they?
devil • You cheeky little devil!
monkey (informal) • She's such a little monkey.
imp • I didn't say that, you little imp!
scamp (informal) • Have some respect for me, you scamp!
nointer (Australian, slang)
4 freakDictionary • She keeps me hidden like some hideous monster she's ashamed of.
freak • Not so long ago, transsexuals were regarded as freaks.
mutant • He will play the part of evil mutant, Magneto.
monstrosity • The towering figure looked like some monstrosity from a sci-fi movie.
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barbarianIf you describe someone as a barbarian, you disapprove of them because they behave in a way that is cruel or uncivilized.
• Our maths teacher was a bully and a complete barbarian.
beastIf you refer to a man as a beast, you mean that his behaviour, especially his sexual behaviour, is very violent and uncontrolled.
• a sex beast who subjected two sisters to a terrifying ordeal
behemothIf you refer to something as a behemoth, you mean that it is extremely large, and often that it is unpleasant, inefficient, or difficult to manage.
• The city is a sprawling behemoth with no heart.
Thesaurus for monster from the Collins English Thesaurus
an imaginary beast, such as a centaur, usually made up of various animal or human parts