monster

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈmɒnstər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈmɑnstɚ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(monstər)


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monster

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [huge, man-eating, fire-breathing] monster
  2. a [cartoon, legendary, mythical, movie] monster
  3. a monster of a [man, person, whale, dog]
  4. a monster of a [building, statue, truck]
  5. the [legend, tale] of the Loch Ness monster
  6. the [character, doctor, hero] turns into a monster
  7. the monster ate the [people, onlookers]
  8. the monster crushed the [ship, truck, plane]
  9. idiom: they have created a monster!
  10. informal: the [test, exam] was a real monster!
  11. informal: your [son, kid, daughter] is a little monster!
  12. informal: those [criminals, hooligans] are monsters!
n as adj
  1. a monster [database, book, fish, ship]
  2. [undertake, finish up] a monster project
  3. the [book, party, movie] was a monster success
  4. a monster truck [rally, competition, driver]
  5. a monster movie
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