Synonyms of barbarian


1. savage, barbarian, primitive, primitive person

usage: a member of an uncivilized people

2. peasant, barbarian, boor, churl, Goth, tyke, tike, unpleasant person, disagreeable person

usage: a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement


1. barbarian, barbaric, savage, uncivilized, uncivilised, wild, noncivilized (vs. civilized), noncivilised

usage: without civilizing influences; "barbarian invaders"; "barbaric practices"; "a savage people"; "fighting is crude and uncivilized especially if the weapons are efficient"-Margaret Meade; "wild tribes"

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Definition and meaning of barbarian (Dictionary)