Definition of Critter

1. Noun. A regional term for 'creature' (especially for domestic animals).

Generic synonyms: Animal, Animate Being, Beast, Brute, Creature, Fauna



Definition of Critter

1. Noun. A creature ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Critter

1. a creature [n -S] - See also: creature

Lexicographical Neighbors of Critter

criticizers
criticizes
criticizin'
criticizing
criticizingly
critick
criticks
criticproof
critics
critique
critiqued
critiques
critiquing
critomancy
crits
critter (current term)
critter sitter
critters
crittur
critturs
crivens
crivvens
crizzle
crizzled
crk
cro protein
croagh
croak
croaked
croaker

Literary usage of Critter

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Literature by Rufus Edmonds Shapley (1884)
""That parrot must hev been kin to my critter ; fer he could jist ... By thunder, no critter'ud swaller mor'n one uv my fingers fer grub, an' I'd sarch him ..."

2. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"critter, creature—contd. 1847 I tracked the critter out of the field to the ... 1848 The " critter " [a steer] was found quietly consuming clover in an ..."

3. The Cyclopædia of Wit and Humor: Containing Choice and Characteristic by William Evans Burton (1859)
"... he trudged on, grumbling to himself— " What," he muttered, " will Polly say now—П1 never hear the last of that critter the longest day I live. ..."

4. Teaching the Best Practice Way: Methods That Matter, K-12 by Harvey Daniels, Marilyn Bizar (2005)
"critter Assessment My cousin bought a new house in a new development. The builders cut down a forest and built 10 houses. My cousin was so excited to have a ..."

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