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animal

1. slang A person who exhibits very rude, unpleasant, or immoral behaviors or characteristics. Quit belching and farting like that! I don't allow animals in my house, young man. A: "Can you believe the way those people treated that poor woman on the street?" B: "It's terrible. What a bunch of animals."
2. slang Someone who is very dominant and aggressive in a given activity or pursuit. The team's star forward has been an absolute animal on the field today. He is very mild-mannered in public, but he's an animal in the bedroom!
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animal

n. a male who acts like a beast in terms of manners, cleanliness, or sexual aggressiveness. (see also party animal, study animal.) Stop picking your nose, animal.
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