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Definition of Cannibal

  • A human being that eats human flesh; hence, any that devours its own kind.
  • Relating to cannibals or cannibalism.
  • a person who eats human flesh

How to use cannibal in a sentence. Cannibal pronunciation.

In one corner men were sucking oranges, as if they had lived their whole lives on salt: in another, stuffing pumpkin, like cannibals at their first child.
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I, p. 11,), who pretends that, since the coming of Christ, there have been neither wars, nor tyrants, nor cannibals, nor sodomites, nor persons committing incest, nor savages destroying their parents, etc.
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Men were like that-moral cannibals feeding on each other's misfortunes.
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And, lo and behold, the old cannibal died intestate, with no other relatives but that very identical little fool.
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After she had dropped a tear over the late cannibal, given a hug to her Winston, and told him that he must grow his moustache again, the dear lady tucked her feet upon the sofa, and I got out of Bunter's way.
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It's generally known that he's a cannibal, that he kills his own food and eats it warm and raw.
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That night he roasted one of the cubs, and as I watched the old cannibal chewing the hands off that little baby Bear it gave me a feeling of disgust for all flesh-eating that lasted for days.
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In this instance there is every evidence of complex reasoning; the discoverer of the murder hurried away into the nest, where she gave the alarm; the police of the community-the soldier ants-went immediately to the scene of the tragedy, made an examination, and then returned and gave in their report; the undertaker, in the shape of the large worker ant, then went out, got the body, carried it away and buried it; the two soldier ants followed the body to the grave in order to protect it from cannibal ants.
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Laonce descried the scene at a distance just as they had prepared their hideous banquet, and, going resolutely towards them, levelled his musket at the cannibals.
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Are you then a cannibal?
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The Cannibal Islands, by R.M. Ballantyne.
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THE CANNIBAL ISLANDS, BY R.M. BALLANTYNE.
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In this little book we shall confine our attention to some of the interesting discoveries that were made by him among the romantic islands of the South Pacific-islands which are so beautiful that they have been aptly styled "gems of ocean," but which, nevertheless, are inhabited by savage races so thoroughly addicted to the terrible practice of eating human flesh, that we have thought fit to adopt the other, and not less appropriate, name of the Cannibal Islands.
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Men of the highest character for truth, who have had ample opportunity for observation, from the time of Cook to the present day, have assured us that the natives of those lovely regions are cannibals: that they not only eat the bodies of enemies slain in war, but even kill and eat their own slaves.
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Jackson afterwards found that the appetite of the priest was quite as peculiar and strong as that of the god in this respect, and that the king was a greater cannibal than the priest!
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Like the surgeon who calmly and steadily examines the most hideous of wounds or sores that can affect the human body, so ought the Christian and the philanthropist to know and consider in detail the horrible deeds that are done by our fellow-men in the Cannibal Islands.
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After this the discoverers had the most convincing proof that the inhabitants of New Zealand were cannibals.
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The killing of a couple of wolves from such a horde could produce no effect upon the rest, unless perhaps to furnish some of them a lunch, for one of the curious traits of the _lupus_ species is that they are cannibals, so to speak.
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What pleasure this meeting gave to us and to the trader-for such he was, those only can know who have sailed these Southern Seas through long and nerveless tropic days, and have lived, as this man did with his wife and child, for months never seeing a white face, and ever in danger of an attack from cannibal tribes, who, when apparently most disposed to amity, are really planning a massacre.
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As for the Chinaman, it was as he said; the cannibals would not "eatee Chinee boy.
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Examples of Cannibal

Example #1
Here one took in at a mouthful a bunch of grapes, from which might have been pressed a good quart.
Example #2
Every fruit, except that one which had so recently been supported by the influence of authority and the terrors of law, might now be seen and devoured in the streets of Hubbabub.
Example #3
When we read these fathers of the church we are astonished at their insincerity or infatuation.
Example #4
When you criminate so severely the great man whom we revere, we might fairly retort on the conduct of him whom you adore; but we scorn such advantages, and confining ourselves to the real object in question, we maintain that the morals of your gospel have by no means that perfection which you ascribe to them; it is not true that they have introduced into the world new and unknown virtues: for example, the equality of men in the sight of God,-that fraternity and that benevolence which follow from it, were formal doctrines of the sect of the Hermatics or Samaneans,* from whom you descend.
Example #5
He said aloud: "'You have made it perfectly plain how it is that you are here.
Example #6
He said to himself that it was unreasonable.