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man-eater

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Animals
man-eaterˈman-eater noun [countable]  1 HBAa wild animal that kills and eats people2 SYa woman who people think is frightening because she has many sexual partners – used humorouslyman-eating adjective a man-eating shark
Examples from the Corpus
man-eaterThe truth is that real man-eaters, those tigers that deliberately and consistently hunt human prey, are extremely rare.
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