monster

People wearing monster costumes.

Meanings

Noun

Adjective

  • Very large; worthy of a monster.
  • Great; very good; excellent.

Verb

  • To make into a monster; to categorise as a monster; to demonise.
  • To behave as a monster to; to terrorise.
  • To harass.

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Origin

  • From Middle English monstre, borrowed from Old French monstre, mostre, moustre, from Latin m┼Źnstrum.

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