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1. predator

noun. ['ˈprɛdətɝ'] any animal that lives by preying on other animals.

Synonyms

  • animal
  • predatory animal
  • creature
  • fauna
  • animate being
  • carnivore
  • beast

Antonyms

  • male
  • humane
  • mental
  • flora

Etymology

  • praedator (Latin)
  • praedor (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Predator

  • creditor
  • editor

How do you pronounce predator?

Pronounce predator as ˈprɛdətər.

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Example sentences of the word predator


1. Noun, singular or mass
Flamingos migrate when food runs low or some disturbance takes place such as the appearance of a predator.

Quotes containing the word predator


1. I'm a girl of extremes. When I love something, I'm like a puppy dog (without all the licking). When I'm cranky, I'm a wasp (like a whole hive of 'em). And when I'm angry, I'm a Mother Bear with a predator after her cubs: Dangerous.
- James Patterson, Fang

2. I wonder that religion can live or die on the strength of a faint, stirring breeze. The scent trail shifts, causing the predator to miss the pounce. One god draws in the breath of life and rises; another god expires.
- Barbara Kingsolver, The Poisonwood Bible

2. predator

noun. ['ˈprɛdətɝ'] someone who attacks in search of booty.

Synonyms

  • moss-trooper
  • attacker
  • assailant
  • assaulter
  • marauder
  • aggressor
  • piranha

Etymology

  • praedator (Latin)
  • praedor (Latin)
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