Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who devours; one who or that which eats greedily, consumes, or preys upon.
  • noun A local English name of the glutinous hag, Myxine glutinosa.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who, or that which, devours.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who devours.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun someone who eats greedily or voraciously

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Examples

  • I was formerly a selfish, passive devourer (is there a French word for that?) of your words.

    façonner - French Word-A-Day

  • But instead of dancing around naked and eating questionable vittles around giant stone monoliths, we converge (mostly) clothed upon Water Taxi Beach to celebrate the birthday of one of our own, Citysearch. com food editor, notorious carnivore Feedbag food blogger Josh Ozersky, aka Mr. Cutlets, also known as the devourer of worlds.

    25 « August « 2009 « Off The Broiler

  • But instead of dancing around naked and eating questionable vittles around giant stone monoliths, we converge (mostly) clothed upon Water Taxi Beach to celebrate the birthday of one of our own, Citysearch. com food editor, notorious carnivore Feedbag food blogger Josh Ozersky, aka Mr. Cutlets, also known as the devourer of worlds.

    August « 2009 « Off The Broiler

  • But instead of dancing around naked and eating questionable vittles around giant stone monoliths, we converge (mostly) clothed upon Water Taxi Beach to celebrate the birthday of one of our own, Citysearch. com food editor, notorious carnivore Feedbag food blogger Josh Ozersky, aka Mr. Cutlets, also known as the devourer of worlds.

    Meatopia VI: Oy With The Lamb Already

  • "devourer" of people, a famous soothsayer (Jos 13: 22). son of Beor -- or, in the Chaldee form, Bosor -- that is, "destruction."

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • With his hammer mired beneath a dead devourer, he had little choice.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • Logan dropped it and pivoted to run, but the devourer surged up to trip him.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • He spun to see another devourer creeping up on him.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • The warmarshal reached to his foot, where the white stinger of a devourer was embedded.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • He pounded the spine of one devourer, crushing it and wilting the deadly tails.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

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