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eater British & World English

A person or animal who consumes food in a specified way or of a specified kind

bee-eater British & World English

A brightly coloured insectivorous bird with a large head and a long downcurved bill, typically having long central tail feathers

man-eater British & World English

An animal that has a propensity for killing and eating humans

pea-eater British & World English

A farm animal which has been poisoned as a result of eating Darling pea, a poisonous plant of the Swainsona genus

fire-eater British & World English

An entertainer who appears to eat fire

lotus-eater British & World English

A person who spends their time indulging in pleasure and luxury rather than dealing with practical concerns

meat eater British & World English

An animal that feeds on other animals; a carnivore

lotus-eater New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

person given to idleness and luxury

people-eater British & World English

A person or animal that eats human flesh

plantain-eater British & World English

An African bird of the turaco family, especially a grey one with a long tail

anteater British & World English

A mammal that feeds on ants and termites, with a long snout and sticky tongue

egg-eating snake British & World English

An Old World snake which swallows birds' eggs

European bee-eater in bee-eater British & World English

A brightly coloured insectivorous bird with a large head and a long downcurved bill, typically having long central tail feathers