Creature meaning

krēchər
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An animate or living being.
  • (chiefly dial.) A domestic animal, specif. a horse.
  • A human being.
  • A strange or imaginary being.
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He's a creature of habit. insects and other creatures.

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Something created.
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One completely dominated by another or dependent on another.
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The definition of a creature is a person, animal or other being, real, imaginary or mythical.

An example of a creature is a cyclops.

An example of a creature is sasquatch.

An example of a creature is a flying horse.

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(now rare) A created thing, whether animate or inanimate; a creation.
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Anything created, animate or inanimate.
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A being subservient to or dependent upon another.
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One dependent on or subservient to another.
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the creature
  • whiskey or other intoxicating liquor
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

the creature

Origin of creature

  • Existing since Middle English in the original sense of “a created thing”, borrowed via Old French, from Late Latin creatura, from creare.

    From Wiktionary