Definition of 'animal'
- a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
Synonyms: animate being beast brute creature fauna
- marked by the appetites and passions of the body; "animal instincts"; "carnal knowledge"; "fleshly desire"; "a sensual delight in eating"; "music is the only sensual pleasure without vice"
Synonyms: carnal fleshly sensual
- of the nature of or characteristic of or derived from an animal or animals; "the animal kingdom"; "animal instincts"; "animal fats"
Antonyms: vegetable mineral