What does the word cannibal mean?

Usage examples for cannibal

  1. The extinction of this horde of cannibal barbarians was a mere trifle, a drop in the bucket, when looked at beside other dark and ruthless deeds which he had witnessed, and even actually aided in. – The Sign of the Spider by Bertram Mitford
  2. They had been after him for years; and every one knew the cannibal, for he had the bad habit of eating his own kind. – Timar's Two Worlds by Mór Jókai
  3. I confess I don't know exactly what an artist is, or rather what the dictionary definition of art is; but sit down in Miss Burke's room at the college; you can't stay there half an hour without thinking that, rather than have her teach you anything, you would be an ignorant little cannibal on a desert island! – Polly Oliver's Problem by Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin