The definition of barbaric is something that is primitive or uncivilized.adjective
Eating an entire meal with your hands is an example of barbaric manners.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- of, like, or characteristic of barbarians; uncivilized; primitive
- wild, crude, and unrestrained
Origin: ME barbarik < L barbaricus < Gr barbarikos: see barbarous
- barbarically adverb
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- Of, relating to, or characteristic of barbarians.
- Marked by crudeness or lack of restraint in taste, style, or manner.
Origin: Latin barbaricus, from Greek barbarikos, from barbaros, foreign.
- bar·barˈi·cal·ly adverb