Synonyms for animal

Synonyms for (noun) animal

Synonyms: animal, animate being, beast, fauna, brute, creature

Definition: a living organism characterized by voluntary movement

Similar words: organism, being

Definition: a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently

Synonyms for (adjective) animal

Synonyms: animal, carnal, sensual, fleshly

Definition: marked by the appetites and passions of the body

Usage: animal instincts; carnal knowledge; fleshly desire; a sensual delight in eating; music is the only sensual pleasure without vice

Similar words: physical

Definition: involving the body as distinguished from the mind or spirit

Usage: physical exercise; physical suffering; was sloppy about everything but her physical appearance