Meaning of beast
Pronunciation: (bēst), [key]
- any nonhuman animal, esp. a large, four-footed mammal.
- the crude animal nature common to humans and the lower animals: Hunger brought out the beast in him.
- a cruel, coarse, filthy, or otherwise beastlike person.
- a live creature, as distinguished from a plant: What manner of beast is this?
- the Antichrist. Rev. 13:18.
- beast (Thesaurus)