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Definition of savage noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    savage

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈsævɪdʒ//
     
     
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  1. 1(old-fashioned) an offensive word for someone who belongs to a people that is simple and not developed the development of the human race from primitive savages
  2. 2a cruel and violent person He described the attack as the work of savages.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: savage