beast

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Noun[change]

Singular
beast

Plural
beasts

  1. A beast is an animal.
    It isn't fit for man nor beast out there.
  2. A beast is a monster.
    There was a terrible beast in the movie.
  3. If something is a beast it is very difficult or unpleasant.
    Yes, this language is a beast.
  4. If something is a beast it is very big or powerful.
    The truck he drove was huge, a real beast.
  5. If a person is a beast, they are wild, violent or uncivilized.
    How dare you touch me like that! You beast!

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Plain form
beast

Third-person singular
beasts

Past tense
beasted

Past participle
beasted

Present participle
beasting

  1. (British military) If someone beasts they make others do hard exercises, either as training or as punishment.