beast beast  /ˈbist/


  1. (n) a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
  2. (n) a cruelly rapacious person

Derived Word(s)


  1. Like a dumb beast in a show, Neither know what I am.
  2. In dozens of sequels, the beast devolved into a toy or a clown.
  3. The apocalypse probably seeped into Western thought via the Book of Daniel, with its 10-horned beast devouring the world, and the Book of Revelation's four grim horsemen.


  1. Big E Langston's Potential Plot Twist with WWE Divas Champion Kaitlyn

    Big E Langston is a beast, a strong brute of a man, a WWE Superstar. He appears to have his whole future ahead of him in Vince McMahon’s company.  He has a great spot as “the heavy” next to current World Heavyweight Champion Dolph Ziggler and his girlfriend AJ Lee. But for me, a very interesting storyline twist was missed this past Monday night on Raw. And it’s one that Langston may end up ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  2. Five Best Friday Columns

    Kirsten Powers in The Daily Beast on the backlash to Edward Snowden What does the widespread blowback among Washington's circles of power to the NSA leaks say about the nation's political class? "Politico's Roger Simon called Snowden 'the slacker who came in from the cold,' with 'all the qualifications to become a grocery bagger,'" notes Kirsten Powers, citing a bevy of examples. ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News

  3. Fourth Annual Summer Beast of Burden to be Held August 17

    Summer Beast of Burden 100/50 Mile Ultra Marathon to be run along the historic Erie Canal Tow Path. (PRWeb June 11, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb


  1. "I'm very proud of the work I've done on my new series 'The Beast,' and I am happy to be back home for the holidays. It's a great feeling of accomplishment to say you're gonna do something and do it," Swayze said.
    on Dec 2, 2008 By: Patrick Swayze Source: United Press International

  2. "If you stand toe to toe with the beast and you can conquer this stage, then you've reached the apex," Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones said. "I think walking through that dark, dingy tunnel into the dugout - I don't think there's...
    on Jul 14, 2008 By: Chipper Jones Source: USA Today

  3. "All these girls are taught from the cradle not to trust anybody from the outside," Shurtleff said. "Especially the government. We're the beast. We're the devil."
    on Apr 12, 2008 By: Mark Shurtleff Source: ABC News

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