- The definition of animalistic is driven by physical appetites or animal desires.
A person quickly devouring a stack of cheeseburgers is an example of someone who is animalistic.
(comparative more animalistic, superlative most animalistic)
From animal + -istic.
Variant of animalism
- the activity, appetites, nature, etc. of animals
- the doctrine that human beings are mere animals with no soul or spiritual quality