- (UK) IPA: /ˈmɒnstə(r)/, SAMPA: /"mQnst@(r)/
- (US) enPR: mŏn'stə(r), IPA: /ˈmɑːnstɚ/
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- A scary, fictional creature. "Monster" is a very general word, and can mean all kinds of strange or scary beings or animals that are not real.
- I thought I saw a monster under my bed but it was just some of my dirty clothes.
- (by extention) A very bad person.
- He must have been a monster to kill all those children.