critter critter  /ˈkrɪ tər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a regional term for `creature' (especially for domestic animals)

Usage(s):

  1. Wildlife officials sport corporate and critter logos.
  2. I miss the greatness of the old format, which could persuasively mix barnyard critters with human motion and emotion.
  3. His earthly critters may provide a clue to alien life.

News

  1. Mega mosquitoes invading Florida

    Watch out: There's a creepy critter outbreak right here in Florida.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: FOX 5 Washington D.C.

  2. Critter Chronicles: The Three Bears

    Affectionately known as Mama, Papa and Baby Bear these three tiny terriers were found wandering the streets, hungry and scared. Mama and Baby were rescued first, and were so happy when Papa was brought in a day later. They are very friendly but need a little time to get to know new people. BREED: Terrier [...] The post Critter Chronicles: The Three Bears appeared first on Chronicle-Telegram ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: The Chronicle-Telegram

  3. Critter swap planned Saturday at Tractor Supply

    KEARNEY — A critter swap will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Tractor Supply Co. at 514 Third Ave.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Kearney Hub

Quotes

  1. "David (Hill) sent me this furry little NASCAR-loving gopher," said Urban. "How could you turn the critter down? I immediately went to my drum machine, then to my guitar, back to my drum machine and on to my banjo and it wasn't long before I...
    on Feb 11, 2009 By: Keith Urban Source: RealityTVWebsite.com

  2. "Ideally, the FDA should have exterminated these critter-based colorings altogether. The only way people can determine that they are sensitive to them is to suffer repeated reactions, including potentially life-threatening anaphylactic...
    on Jan 9, 2009 By: Michael Jacobson Source: Scientific American

  3. "It's been one thing after another for about 14 years now," says Carson. "She's a very complex critter."
    on Aug 16, 2008 By: Dr Ben Carson Source: Baltimore Sun

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