creature creature  /ˈkri tʃər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
  2. (n) a human being; `wight' is an archaic term
  3. (n) a person who is controlled by others and is used to perform unpleasant or dishonest tasks for someone else

Usage(s):

  1. They noted with delight that the creature had had three eyes, the third in the middle of its small, narrow head.
  2. The action sequences, like the one where two dim-witted rat creatures chase the Bones through a precarious rock face, leave you near breathless with their dynamism.
  3. In August 2009, two New Zealanders carrying a video camera and a sack of explosives set off to a remote corner of Mongolia's Gobi desert in search of a creature few believe exist.

News

  1. Promise Monsters makers hope their Indianapolis toy company takes off

    Four years ago Michael Bogan's son, Scout, drew a horned creature with green and purple tentacles and a red, angry-looking face. Scout, then 8, named the monster Frank, and Michael taped it up in his work cubicle.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Indianapolis Star

  2. Whale Resembles Alien Creature While Feeding On School Of Fish (PHOTOS)

    A deep-sea creature resembling a space alien more than an aquatic animal, photographed recently near the Canary Islands, was actually just a whale feeding on a school of fish.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Huffington Post

  3. OBJE Reaches Testing Milestone with Creature Tavern

    SARASOTA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OBJE Reaches Testing Milestone with Creature Tavern
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Business Wire

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