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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
monster /'mɔnstə/
  • danh từ
    • quái vật, yêu quái
    • con vật khổng lồ (như giống voi khổng lồ thời tiền sử)
    • (nghĩa bóng) người tàn bạo, người quái ác; người gớm guốc
      • a monster of cruelty: một người vô cùng tàn bạo, một con quỷ độc ác
    • quái thai
    • tính từ
      • to lớn, khổng lồ
        • a monster ship: một chiếc tàu khổng l
    Concise Dictionary
    monsters'mɑnstər /'mɒ-
    +an imaginary creature usually having various human and animal parts
    +someone or something that is abnormally large and powerful
    +a person or animal that is markedly unusual or deformed
    +a cruel wicked and inhuman person
    +(medicine) a grossly malformed and usually nonviable fetus

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 beast, fiend, ogre, giant, dragon, brute, demon, troll, bogeyman:
    Why are so many children's fairy tales populated by monsters?
    2 monstrosity, (living) abortion, mutant, mutation, freak, deformity, lusus naturae, eyesore, horror, miscreation, missing link:
    Monsters of every description were the main features of circus sideshows for centuries.
    3 See monstrous, 3, below.
    1 See monster, 2, above.
    2 monstrousness, heinousness, horribleness, horridness, hideousness, awfulness, nightmarishness, dreadfulness, frightfulness, horror, hellishness, ghoulishness, fiendishness, barbarity:
    The monstrosity of the concentration camps was not widely known till after the war.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, adjective
    + noun
    1 (in stories) an imaginary creature that is very large, ugly and frightening: a monster with three heads + prehistoric monsters
    2 an animal or a thing that is very large or ugly: Their dog's an absolute monster!
    3 a person who is very cruel and evil
    4 (humorous) a child who behaves badly
    + adjective [only before noun] (informal) unusually large: monster mushrooms
    Collocation Dictionary


    big, huge, large | ugly | bug-eyed, hairy, scaly
    cheap sci-fi films with bug-eyed monsters
    | evil | alien, mythical, prehistoric | sea | sex
    The tabloid papers labelled him ‘an evil sex monster’.
    | Frankenstein's
    Bad organizations are self-created Frankenstein's monsters, beyond the control or influence of their leaders.


    (often figurative) The government has created a bureaucratic monster.
    | fight
    (often figurative) I wanted to fight these monsters: I didn't want to go on living with them.
    | be inhabited by
    a barren wilderness inhabited by monsters


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