What does the word ferocious mean?

    Part of speech: noun


  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Ferociously.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Fierce; savage; rapacious.

Usage examples for ferocious

  1. They looked in at the window and met the ferocious eyes of the dog. – The Garden Of Allah by Robert Hichens
  2. If Sophron ever permitted himself to shed the blood of living creatures, it was those ferocious animals that wage continual war with every other species. – The History of Sandford and Merton by Thomas Day
  3. The Indian men had put on the war- paint, and strange and ferocious eyes were glancing from beneath their shaggy locks. – Lost in the Backwoods by Catherine Parr Traill