man-eater

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man-eater

1. An animal that has is or purportedly likely to eat humans. Most often applied to sharks and big cats such as lions. The great white shark is a confirmed man-eater, having already attacked two victims right near the beach.
2. A woman who has a reputation for having romantic relationships with many men. Jill dated so many men during college that her roommates began to call her a man-eater behind her back.
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Draw for Thursday's final: 1 Big Man Eater (m), 2 Black Slick (m), 3 Brave Rookery (m), 4 Danebank Debbie (m), 5 High Image (m), 6 Hollyoak Swift (w).
Barmouth-raisedEastEnders star Charlie Brooks collected an award for Best Soap Villain for man eater Janine Evans -in the same week that she got engaged and confirmed that she was an expectant mum
"A man eater is an animal which hunts and kills human prey," the Telegraph quoted Bennett as saying.
"The use of the words 'man eater' excludes the possibility of romantic love or the possibility of a genuine emotional draw to another human being.
In his ruling, he said he accepted that the article headline, "Return of the man eater", was "unflattering", but it was not the same as being defamatory.
He sired his first winner, She's A Man Eater, in October.
Declaring the tiger as man eater, the administration has issued the orders for further action," said Krishan Kumar, Home (Interior) Secretary of Uttar Pradesh.
It looked like Coronation Street's man eater Natalie Horrocks was up to her old tricks again yesterday.
"I come from Georgia and had a strict upbringing, so I am happy that I'm not cast as a man eater," Robyn says.
Mtito Andei traffic police boss Mr Mike Mbugua confirmed the crash saying it occured at Man Eaters.No one was injured in the accident.
Whales are not man eaters, so this was an accident RAINER SCHIMPF on encounter with whale
His story is depicted in the 1907 publication, The Man Eaters of Tsavo, and a century later, Caputo follows in his footsteps.