feral feral  /ˈfɛ rəl/


  • (adj) wild and menacing



  1. Lucy adopted a feral cat that had been abandoned by its Mother and was living in an alley.
  2. The feral women fighters featured in the movie in real life are demure and dainty.


  1. Feral Cat Coalition of Oregon seeking submissions for catio tour

    The Feral Cat Coalition of Oregon seeks submissions for an upcoming tour of backyard outdoor cat enclosures. The FCCO is hosting the event in partnership with the Audubon Society of Portland to educate pet owners about the benefits of such enclosures, known as “catios,” for both cats and wildlife.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Oregonian

  2. Feral animals becoming a cause for concern in Jessup

    Third wild animal found in Jessup JESSUP - Borough police are asking residents to take care around wild animals, as a feral cat marks the third animal in a small area borough police Chief Joseph Walsh has had to put down. Chief Walsh said residents shoul
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Scranton Times-Tribune

  3. Smartphones Help Trappers Wrangle Feral Hogs

    Feral hogs continue to barrel into suburban and urban areas -- even into Dallas' city limits. Some are using smartphone technology to trap the animals. Photo Credit: Goin Fencing
    on June 12, 2013     Source: NBC Dallas Fort Worth

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  1. "It is appalling that words like 'animal', 'feral' and 'vermin' are used daily in reference to children," said Martin Narey, Barnardo's chief executive. "These are not references to a small minority of children but represent the public view...
    on Nov 17, 2008 By: Martin Narey Source: Reuters UK

  2. "The fear of missing out means today's media, more than ever before, hunts in a pack," Blair said in a speech two weeks before he steps down after a decade in office. "In these modes it is like a feral beast, just tearing people and...
    on Jun 12, 2007 By: Tony Blair Source: Washington Post

  3. "The risks associated with allowing this cross-bred cat into the country, when we already have up to 12 million feral cats wreaking havoc on native fauna, are simply too great," Environment Minister Peter Garrett said. "That is why I have...
    on Aug 2, 2008 By: Peter Garrett Source: AFP

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