Definition of reptilian in English:

reptilian

Syllabification: rep·til·i·an
Pronunciation: /repˈtilēən, -ˈtilyən
 
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adjective

  • 2(Of a person) deeply disliked and despised; repulsive: a reptilian villain with no redeeming features
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    • Mr. Chen laughed in his quiet, reptilian way.
    • He can feel Martin out there waiting his time with the cold reptilian patience of the perfect agent.
    • Her blue eyes, entirely void of make up, gave her face a strange, reptilian look.

noun

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  • An animal belonging to the class Reptilia; a reptile.

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