predatory definition

  • adjective:
    • Living by preying on other organisms: a predatory mammal; a predatory insect.
    • Of, associated with, or described as plundering, pillaging, or marauding.
    • Living by or given to exploiting or destroying others for one's own gain.
    • Of, or regarding a predator.
    • Living by preying on various other living creatures.
    • Exploiting or victimizing other individuals for personal gain.
    • described as plundering; practicing rapine; plundering; pillaging
    • Hungry; ravenous.
    • Living by preying upon various other animals; carnivorous.
    • described as plundering or pillaging or marauding
    • lifestyle by preying on various other pets specifically by getting residing prey
    • lifestyle by or fond of victimizing other people private gain
  • others:
    • Plundering; pillaging; living by rapine or preying.
    • Characterized by rapine; invested in plundering; dedicated to pillaging.
    • In zoology, habitually preying upon various other animals; carnivorous or insectivorous, as a mammal; rapacious or raptorial, as a bird; adephagous, as an insect.
    • Hungry; ravenous.

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