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Adjective animal has 2 senses
- animal, carnal, fleshly, sensual - of the appetites and passions of the body; "animal instincts"; "carnal knowledge"; "fleshly desire"; "a sensual delight in eating"; "music is the only sensual pleasure without vice"
Antonym: mental (indirect, via physical)
- animal - of the nature of or characteristic of or derived from an animal or animals; "the animal kingdom"; "animal instincts"; "animal fats"
Antonyms: vegetable, rootlike, seedlike, stalklike, stemlike, vegetal, vegetational, vegetative, mineral, asphaltic, petrified, mineralized
Noun animal has 1 sense
- animal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna - a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
--1 is a kind of organism, being
--1 is a member of Animalia, kingdom Animalia, animal kingdom
--1 has parts: head, caput; face
--1 has substances: animal tissue
--1 has particulars:
| ||critter; creepy-crawly; darter; peeper; poikilotherm, ectotherm; range animal; vermin; varmint, varment; scavenger; work animal; domestic animal; migrator; molter, moulter; pet; stayer; stunt; marine animal, marine creature, sea animal, sea creature; female; male; adult; young, offspring; thoroughbred, purebred, pureblood; giant; dead animal; survivor; mutant; herbivore; insectivore; acrodont; pleurodont; zooplankton; embryo, conceptus, fertilized egg; chordate; invertebrate; metazoan; omnivore; predator, predatory animal; prey, quarry; game; biped; larva; racer; fictional animal; captive; mate|