omnivorous omnivorous  /ɑm ˈnɪ və rəs/


  • (adj) feeding on both plants and animals



  1. McCarthy is famous for two things: his omnivorous curiosity and his extreme reclusiveness.
  2. Suddenly become an omnivorous sports enthusiast.
  3. The satire is omnivorous, poking fun at the Bush Administration and Louis Farrakhan.


  • Mads Mikkelsen on the hunt for good roles

    It’s hard to put a frame around Mads Mikkelsen. The tall, saturnine Danish star was the bad guy in Casino Royale and a courageous World War II resistance fighter in Flame & Citron. He’s just completed his first season as the suave, omnivorous Dr. Lecter in NBC’s “Hannibal.”
    on July 23, 2013     Source: Miami Herald


  1. Professor Ciochon said: "Bears are generally carnivorous or omnivorous, and then you have pandas - they have gone in a completely different direction, they are committed vegetarians.
    on Jun 18, 2007 By: Russell Ciochon Source: BBC News

  2. "Bill was that rarest of things: a true original," says Chris Anderson, the magazine's editor in chief. "He was brilliant, witty and culturally omnivorous, all of which combined in his signature headlines. They usually worked on at least...
    on Jul 31, 2006 By: Chris Anderson Source: Wired News

  3. Although he acknowledged that "the Olympic Games can help change the current situation of repression," Cardinal Zen warned that the "Chinese government, even in the pre-Olympic period, wants to control everything, it is omnivorous."
    on May 17, 2008 By: Cardinal Joseph Zen Source: Catholic News Agency

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