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See also Monster, mönster, and mønster

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From Middle English and Middle French monstre, itself from Latin monstrum.

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Singular
Monster

Plural
Monsters

Monster (plural Monsters)
  1. A terrifying and dangerous, wild or fictional creature.
  2. A bizarre or whimsical creature.
    The children decided Grover was a cuddly monster.
  3. An extremely cruel or antisocial person, especially a criminal.
    Get away from those children, you meatheaded monster!
  4. A horribly deformed person
  5. (figuratively) A badly behaved child, terrible brat.
    Sit still, you little monster!
  6. (obsolete) A prodigy
  7. Patrono:Bodybuilding: A bodybuilder of exceptionally large weight and proportions, typically weighing more than 135 kilos (300 lbs).

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monster (no Patrono:Compar or Patrono:Superl)

  1. Very large; worthy of a monster.
    He has a monster appetite.

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Infinitive
to Monster

Third person singular
Monsters

Simple past
Monstered

Past participle
Monstered

Present participle
Monstering

to Monster (third-person singular simple present Monsters, present participle Monstering, simple past and past participle Monstered)
  1. Patrono:Mostly To harass
    • 2009 January 31, Leo Schlink, “Match looms as final for the ages”, Herald Sun:
      Andy Roddick has been monstered by both Federer and Nadal and suffered a 6-2 7-5 7-5 semi-final loss at the hands of the Swiss champion.</span>

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cognate with English monster

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Monster n. (plural monsters, diminutive monstertje, diminutive plural monstertjes)

  1. A monster, terrifying and dangerous creature.
  2. An extremely anti-social person, especially a criminal.
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cognate with English muster

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Monster n. (plural monsters, diminutive monstertje, diminutive plural monstertjes)

  1. Small, representative quantity of a substance or material, as used for analysis or selection; sample
    De inspectie nam een monster van het water.
    The inspection took a sample of the water.
    We hebben monsters van alle soorten behang.
    We have samples of all types of wallpaper.

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Monster

  1. The first-person singular present indicative of monsteren.
  2. The imperative of monsteren.

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Monster n.Patrono:Sv-noun-n-zero

  1. A monster, terrifying and dangerous creature.

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