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barbarian

bar·bar·i·an

barbarian

pronunciation:
bar ber i n
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person in a culture believed by those in another culture to be savage, primitive, or uncivilized.
The Romans fought the barbarians to the north.
synonyms:
primitive, savage
similar words:
alien, cave man, foreigner, outsider, stranger, troglodyte
definition 2: a savage, brutal person.
The man who did this to you is a barbarian!
synonyms:
boor, brute, monster, savage
similar words:
beast, cave man, Goth, hun, Neanderthal, ogre
definition 3: a crude, uncultured person.
You're a barbarian, shoveling food into your mouth like that!
synonyms:
boor, bumpkin, ignoramus, lowbrow, philistine, yahoo
similar words:
blockhead, brute, churl, clod, dolt, hayseed, hick, lout, Neanderthal, oaf, rustic, savage, yokel
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: having the qualities of a barbarian.
That barbarian husband of yours has no manners.
synonyms:
barbarous, primitive, savage, uncivilized, wild
antonyms:
civilized
similar words:
beastly, bestial, boorish, brutish, coarse, cross, crude, ferocious, fierce, gross, ill-mannered, Philistine, rough, rude, ruthless, uncivil, uncouth, untamed, vicious, vulgar
derivation: barbarianism (n.)