Definition of Savage


  • a cruelly rapacious person
  • a member of an uncivilized people


  • criticize harshly or violently
    "The press savaged the new President"
    "The critics crucified the author for plagiarizing a famous passage"
  • attack brutally and fiercely


  • marked by extreme and violent energy
    "a ferocious beating"
    "fierce fighting"
    "a furious battle"
  • without civilizing influences
    "barbarian invaders"
    "barbaric practices"
    "a savage people"
    "fighting is crude and uncivilized especially if the weapons are efficient"-Margaret Meade
    "wild tribes"
  • wild and menacing
    "a pack of feral dogs"
  • (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering
    "a barbarous crime"
    "brutal beatings"
    "cruel tortures"
    "Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks"
    "a savage slap"
    "vicious kicks"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the Savage

  • Scrabble® score of the savage (10)
  • Word Chums® score of the savage (13)
  • Words With Friends® score of the savage (12)

Unscramble savage

47 unscramble word found using the letters savage.

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