What does the word beast mean?

Usage examples for beast

  1. He goes on like a wild beast against himself and everybody else when it comes across his mind how she's been put upon." – Pelle the Conqueror, Vol. 2 by Martin Anderson Nexo
  2. But what do you think of our finding out that beast of a spy to be in the Major's pay? – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  3. Suppose I let the beast carry me a short distance! – Pinocchio in Africa by Cherubini