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critter n : a regional term for creature (especially domestic animals)

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First attested 1815, dialectal pronunciation of creature.



  1. A living creature, especially domestic one

Extensive Definition

Critter may refer to:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Brahman, Houyhnhnm, Indian buffalo, an existence, animal, aurochs, beast, beef, beef cattle, beeves, being, bison, body, bossy, bovine, bovine animal, brood mare, brute, buffalo, bull, bullock, calf, carabao, cattle, charger, colt, courser, cow, creature, creeping thing, dairy cattle, dairy cow, dobbin, dogie, dumb animal, dumb friend, entelechy, entire, entire horse, entity, equine, filly, foal, gelding, heifer, hornless cow, horse, individual, kine, leppy, life, living being, living thing, mare, maverick, milch cow, milcher, milk cow, milker, monad, mount, muley cow, muley head, musk-ox, nag, neat, object, organism, ox, oxen, person, persona, personality, prancer, something, soul, stallion, steed, steer, stirk, stot, stud, studhorse, tarpan, thing, top horse, unit, varmint, war-horse, wild horse, wisent, yak, yearling, zebu
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