1 animal /ˈænəməl/ noun
plural animals
1 animal
plural animals
Learner's definition of ANIMAL
: a living thing that is not a human being or plant
often used to refer specifically to mammals as distinguished from other living things (such as fish and birds)
see also pack animal, stuffed animal
: any living thing that is not a plant
: a person who behaves in a wild, aggressive, or unpleasant way
see also party animal
somewhat informal : a person or thing of a particular kind
2 animal /ˈænəməl/ adjective
2 animal
Learner's definition of ANIMAL
always used before a noun
: of or relating to animals
: coming from the bodies of animals
: of or relating to the body and not to the mind
Animal magnetism is a strong physical or sexual attractiveness.