Textual thesaurus for "savage"

(adj) wild, barbarian, barbaric, uncivilised, uncivilized

without civilizing influences

barbarian invaders; barbaric practices; a savage people; fighting is crude and uncivilized especially if the weapons are efficient-Margaret Meade; wild tribes

(adj) brutal, barbarous, cruel, vicious, roughshod, fell

(of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering

a barbarous crime; brutal beatings; cruel tortures; Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks; a savage slap; vicious kicks

(adj) feral, ferine

wild and menacing

a pack of feral dogs

(adj) furious, ferocious, fierce

marked by extreme and violent energy

a ferocious beating; fierce fighting; a furious battle

(noun) beast, brute, wildcat, wolf

a cruelly rapacious person

(noun) barbarian

a member of an uncivilized people

(verb) crucify, blast, pillory

criticize harshly or violently

The press savaged the new President; The critics crucified the author for plagiarizing a famous passage