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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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It was here that--under forty--the man who was already a legend in colonial Africa would gain widespread fame for finally bringing the man-eating lions of Njombe down.
She added: "The musical is about a man-eating plant which likes to feed on human blood.
Sure to be a guilty pleasure, this exhaustively colorful tome depicts an idealized vision of 1950s manhood, when fearless, macho guys could dispatch Nazis, communists, gang members, pedophiles, nymphomaniacs and man-eating caterpillars with equal measure.
After 25 years, the Countess of Coronation Street had become one of the most colourful characters of the cobbles, the brassy barmaid with the peroxide perm and a man-eating smile who could turn men to stone with one of those famous withering glances.
The play's cowardly, lazy satyrs with their disgraceful old father Silenus are slaves of the man-eating one-eyed Cyclops Polyphemus in Sicily.
with the olde worlde weapon of the tle, White's highly personalised spin on st noir fiction features man-eating tales aplenty.
A SCIENTIST has told how he hitches rides on man-eating sharks to "get inside their heads".
A monumental star of the Carry On series, Hattie was cast as a formidable hospital matron in at least four films, or a man-eating predator whose affections could strike terror in weak-kneed men.
Christopher Walken is sheer class as the tough politician, while our own Jane Seymour (best known for her wholesome starring role in TV's Dr Quinn Medicine Woman) plays Walken's man-eating wife.
Michael insists he is not a a dope and says: "Great Whites are not the insensitive man-eating killing machines that people think they are.
The girls' calendar includes flesh-revealing shots of Corrie stars Tina O'Brien, who plays teenage mother Sarah Platt, Nikki Sanderson, best known as man-eating hairdresser Candice, and Emmerdale's Amy Nuttall (Chloe Atkinson).
The man-eating plant that Jim Henson's company designed for this show will go down in history with Miss Saigon's helicopter as one of Broadway's crowd-pleasing theatrical coups.
Man-eating wolves have killed six children in a forested part of northern India over the last two weeks, police said.