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1 savage /ˈsævɪʤ/ adjective
1 savage
/ˈsævɪʤ/
adjective
Learner's definition of SAVAGE
[more savage; most savage]
of an animal : not under human control : wild
: very cruel or violent
: very critical or harsh
old-fashioned + offensive : having a way of life that is simple and not highly advanced : uncivilized or primitive

— savagely

adverb

— savageness

noun [noncount]
2 savage /ˈsævɪʤ/ noun
plural savages
2 savage
/ˈsævɪʤ/
noun
plural savages
Learner's definition of SAVAGE
[count]
old-fashioned + offensive : a person who has a way of life that is simple and not highly advanced
: a person who is very violent or cruel
3 savage /ˈsævɪʤ/ verb
savages; savaged; savaging
3 savage
/ˈsævɪʤ/
verb
savages; savaged; savaging
Learner's definition of SAVAGE
[+ object]
: to attack or treat (someone or something) in a very cruel, violent, or harsh way
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