Writers frequently drew bones, lip plates and fangs over Davis’s photo in newspaper clippings, associated her Afro with primitivism and accused her of being a cannibal.
The windigo is this really terrifying cannibal spirit that as it gets bigger, it wants more, it wants more.
To me it is a ridiculous euphemism, the way you might refer to cannibals as “practitioners of nontraditional culinary adventuresomeness.”
Imagine if, for example after the world ends, it’s a zombie apocalypse in one area, Mad Max bikers in another region, cannibal cult in another, and so on.
Amirpour's next project is one she bills as a “Texas cannibal love story.”
Fellow cops at the 26th Precinct in upper Manhattan wondered if they really had been working with a cannibal.
The headline: "Three Englishmen Saved From Boiling Pot By Cannibal Chief, Who Was Friend at Oxford."
And cruder devices certainly deepen the effect of a name; Caliban is a rough anagram of “cannibal,” and Cassio contains an “ass.”
The Cannibal Cop may end up being saved by his own sick and shameful words.
They admit that a Feejee cannibal has just the same "mighty and transcendent soul" that they themselves have.
I knew that an Irishman could become anything from a poet to a policeman, but I never heard of one becoming a cannibal before.
The Prince of Taranto, while speaking and acting like a cannibal, was following the inspiration of an atrocious policy.
The dark type, which is black, is of a very low order, and in some of the islands still retains its cannibal habits.
She roasted some meat, a cannibal smelt it, and went to the cave, but found the door fastened.
On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cannibal, such as: anthropophagite, anthropophagus, anthropophaginian, man-eater, people-eater, and headhunter.
From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.