Definition of theroid in English:
Resembling an animal; bestial.
- Whenever he saw in the street a mother escorting her congenitally deformed, theroid adolescent son, he was always struck by the grief and exhaustion indelibly imprinted on the face of this woman.
- Such a Materialist is a theroid idiot with the stamp of the goose upon him.
- In vain does Geology lay bare the Tertiary formation, with its enormous theroid mammalia, far surpassing in size the largest animals we are acquainted with.
Mid 19th century: from Greek thēr 'beast' + -oid.
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