from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An animal, such as a tiger, that eats or is reputed to eat human flesh.
- noun A cannibal.
- noun Slang A sexually aggressive woman who has multiple male sexual partners and is considered to be scheming or manipulative.
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But the word "maneater" is not fun when that ` s what you ` re being called in newspaper headlines.
HAMMER (voice over): The word "maneater" is fun when it ` s in an ` 80s song by Hall and Oates.
The ITV1 talent show judge said that the show helped her ditch her image as a "maneater".
Tigers missing, it's a jungle out thereEarly on Wednesday, when the runaway 'maneater' from Corbett National Park was captured, it was taken to Nainital Zoo.
Cattrall, aka maneater Samantha Jones, says much depends on the writers but adds: 'We'll call time when there are no stories left to tell.'"
Now you know that the U.S.A. is not a maneater, I know that the U.S.A. is not a maneater, why does Tom suspect that the U.S.A. is a maneater? dj barber Says:
The 14-year-old son of Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman has reportedly fallen hard for the mini-maneater after shadowin her on the set of her hit Disney show Hannah Montana.
While the other ladies are off concealing a capital crime, Renee has shown us a whole new side of the piranha-like maneater in endearing scenes with Lee and his adopted daughter.
At just 21 years of age, he seems overwhelmed by the fantasy of climbing rocks with 30-year old Nikki, who looks like a real maneater.
The Sous Vide Supreme may be a maneater, but it's more passive aggressive homemaker than dominatrix.