Definition of 'monster'
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And so will some horrible monsters. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He is an inhuman and amoral monster. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But under the last egg box lurked a monster. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This evil monster has taken two precious people from them. The Sun (2014)Coyote lay stunned behind a rock while other animals and monsters ranged across him and around him. A Plague of Angels (1993)Vast profits allowed not just hefty salaries but also monster bonuses to become the norm. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The eurozone crisis and the economic downturn are the monsters he now needs to defeat. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Compared with those monsters this creature is just a pup. The Sun (2011)But their ambition was reduced to rubble when the monster quake hit. The Sun (2016)The weirdest thing about this monster? Christianity Today (2000)This is just another bit of his macabre theatre and the best thing for this monster is to just let him starve. The Sun (2010)Played a cannabis dealer in this low-budget monster movie. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Mega monster movies don't come bigger than this. Times, Sunday Times (2013)These are ugly, misshapen monsters. The Sun (2008)I don't really see them as beasts and monsters. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Scary monsters, imaginary and all too real, stalk through the story. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'monster'
British English: monster /ˈmɒnstə/ NOUN
A monster is a large imaginary creature that is very frightening.
...a monster in an old horror movie.
- American English: monster
- Arabic: مَسَخٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: monstro
- Chinese: 怪物
- Croatian: čudovište
- Czech: nestvůra
- Danish: monster
- Dutch: monster
- European Spanish: monstruo
- Finnish: hirviö
- French: monstre
- German: Ungeheuer
- Greek: τέρας
- Italian: mostro
- Japanese: 怪物
- Korean: 괴물
- Norwegian: monster
- Polish: potwór
- European Portuguese: monstro
- Romanian: monstru
- Russian: монстр
- Spanish: monstruo
- Swedish: monster
- Thai: สัตว์ประหลาด
- Turkish: canavar
- Ukrainian: чудовисько
- Vietnamese: quái vật
British English: monster ADJECTIVE
Monster means extremely and surprisingly large.
...a monster tree.
Definition of monster from the Collins English Dictionary
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