from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An imaginary or legendary creature, such as a centaur or Harpy, that combines parts from various animal or human forms.
- n. A creature having a strange or frightening appearance.
- n. An animal, a plant, or other organism having structural defects or deformities.
- n. Pathology A fetus or an infant that is grotesquely abnormal and usually not viable.
- n. A very large animal, plant, or object.
- n. One who inspires horror or disgust: a monster of selfishness.
- adj. Informal Extremely large; monstrous: a monster hit at the box office; ate a monster steak.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A terrifying and dangerous, wild or fictional creature.
- n. A bizarre or whimsical creature.
- n. An extremely cruel or antisocial person, especially a criminal.
- n. A horribly deformed person.
- n. A badly behaved child, a brat.
- n. Something unusually large.
- n. A prodigy; someone very talented in a specific domain.
- adj. Very large; worthy of a monster.
- v. To make into a monster; to categorise as a monster; to demonise.
- v. To behave as a monster to; to terrorise.
- v. To harass.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Something of unnatural size, shape, or quality; a prodigy; an enormity; a marvel.
- n. Specifically , an animal or plant departing greatly from the usual type, as by having too many limbs.
- n. Any thing or person of unnatural or excessive ugliness, deformity, wickedness, or cruelty.
- adj. Monstrous in size.
- adj. Enormous or very powerful.
- transitive v. To make monstrous.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Anything extraordinary, supernatural, or wonderful; a thing to be wondered at; a prodigy.
- n. A fabulous animal of grotesque or chimerical figure and often of huge size, compounded of human and brute shape, or of the shapes of various brutes, as the sagittary, centaur, sphinx, mermaid, minotaur, griffin, manticore, etc.
- n. Any very large animal; anything unusually large of its kind.
- n. An animal or a plant of abnormal form or structure; any living monstrosity.
- n. A person regarded with horror because of his moral deformity, or his propensity to commit revolting or unnatural crimes.
- n. Something unnatural and horrible.
- n. An example: a pattern.
- Of inordinate size or numbers: as, a monster gun; a monster meeting.
- To exhibit; show; muster. See muster.
- To make monstrous; exaggerate or magnify extravagantly.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (medicine) a grossly malformed and usually nonviable fetus
- n. a person or animal that is markedly unusual or deformed
- n. a cruel wicked and inhuman person
- n. someone or something that is abnormally large and powerful
- n. an imaginary creature usually having various human and animal parts
  The clause 2520 (2) -2522 (1), rendered by 'Wist I ... monster,' Gr., followed by S., translates substantially as follows: _If I knew how else I might combat the boastful defiance of the monster_.
There is something a little abrupt in the latter part, which I doubt if I like: the Loves and Graces should not be made parties to the making of such a monster; and as _monster_ is now-a-days all adopted adjective, follow the fashion of speech, and call it "One extensive Monster-Nose."
After the events of Prodigal Son, New Orleans detective Cameron O 'Connor and her partner, Michael Maddison, are recuperating after stopping a serial killer, discovering the Frankenstein monster is real, and Dr. Frankenstein is secretly plotting to unleash an army of genetically modified humans on the world.
Obviously I underestimated the term monster because our waiter brought out something resembling a carved out globe.
Raiders are used to having a three-headed monster (and I use the term monster loosely) at running back, but with Justin Fargas gone, the monster's quantity of heads has been decreased by one.
For example, the title monster of the original "Fly" movie is somewhat like the Judas Breed, in the sense that both are genetically-spliced, underground-dwelling, human-sized monsters who hide their insect identities behind awkward, makeshift masks.
“Dr. Frankenstein, your monster is here to see you …”
Barghouti's use of the word monster, taken from remarks by Peled-Elchanan quoted in The Guardian "People ask how can these nice Jewish boys and girls become monsters once they put on a uniform." sheds light on a question which bears further examination.
Though going to Ron Pearlman as the monster is all but confirmed since he does anything that has to do with makeup, especially with del Toro.lol. timbuel this is awesome news.
‘You of all should know fear of the monster is a kind of desire, a way of loving without the difficulty of touch.’