cannibalistic cannibalistic

Definition(s):

  • (adj) characteristic of cannibals or exhibiting cannibalism

Usage(s):

  1. But for Khan, the scariest local touch is the sadistic cannibalistic killer that wears a burqa.
  2. The research subjects ranged from cannibalistic flatworms to elderly patients in a Canadian psychiatric hospital.
  3. The manufacturer's family have camped on the composer's trail with cannibalistic eyes.

News

  1. Eli Roth's 'Green Inferno' heading to Toronto Film Fest's Midnight Madness section

    By Steve Pond LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Eli Roth's "The Green Inferno," a horror film about a group of college students abducted by the cannibalistic Amazon tribe they're trying to help, is among the films that will be screened in the Midnight Madness section of the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival. The section will kick off with the opening-night premiere of "All Cheerleaders Die ...
    on July 31, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Rattlesnakes and ticks, competition and cannibalism, and Fungi's potential

    ( Ecological Society of America ) The upcoming 98th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America will feature presentations on species interactions, including new research suggesting that top predators like the timber rattlesnake play an important role in regulating the incidence of Lyme disease, competitive pressures that may lead to cannibalistic salamanders, and the untapped potential ...
    on July 29, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

Quotes

  1. "In most cases it's not going to be cannibalistic, but on the fringes there will some substitution of one thing for another," said Ozzie, a technology guru respected in the industry for developing ground-breaking software, including Lotus Notes.
    on Feb 27, 2007 By: Ray Ozzie Source: Reuters

  2. "There were zombie films prior to George, but he pretty much invented the cannibalistic aspect," said Edgar Wright, director and co-writer of the affectionate British Romero homage "Shaun of the Dead." "What we now think of as zombies really...
    on Jun 24, 2005 By: Edgar Wright Source: FOXNews

  3. Byrd said he's witnessed one execution but wouldn't mind seeing another "if it involves this cruel, sadistic, cannibalistic business of training innocent, vulnerable creatures to kill."
    on Jul 25, 2007 By: Robert Byrd Source: WorldNetDaily

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cynic cynic
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