What is creature?

  • (noun): A person who is controlled by others and is used to perform unpleasant or dishonest tasks for someone else.
    Synonyms: tool, puppet
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on creature, creatures:

Enemies - Mythical Creatures Encountered By Pedro Penduko in The TV Series
... - The Kapre is a dark and hairy giant creature known for being mischievous ... They are nice and kind creatures and they only attack people if they are harmed ... Sigben - Sigben are invisible creatures ...
Creature - Other Uses
... Legendary creature, a mythological or folkloric creature Creature of statute, an organization created by statute or treated by statute in some respects as if it were a person separate from its ...
Ropen
... According to the book Searching for Ropens, it is "any featherless creature that flies in the Southwest Pacific, and has a tail-length more than 25% of its wingspan." On Umboi Island the ... Purportedly it lives on a diet of fish, though there have been some reports of the creature feasting on human flesh, especially grave robbery ...
Lusca - Sightings
... Many reports of the creature are from the blue holes, off Andros, an island in the Bahamas ... remains seemed to represent only a portion of the head and mouthparts of the original creature ... morphology, local fishermen estimated the total size of the creature when living to be some 20 to 30 feet ...
Surface (TV Series) - Synopsis
... a North Carolina teenager, finds himself face to face with the strange sea creature after falling off his wakeboard during a nighttime outing with his friends ... Louisiana man on a fishing trip, loses his brother in a suspicious diving accident when a creature drags him to the depths of the Gulf of Mexico ... back to the area where he first spotted the creature only to find the water covered in strange pods he classifies as "eggs" he takes one home and places it in his parents' fish tank ...

More definitions of "creature":

  • (noun): A human being; 'wight' is an archaic term.
    Synonyms: wight

Famous quotes containing the word creature:

    Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear—not absence of fear. Except a creature be part coward it is not a compliment to say it is brave; it is merely a loose application of the word. Consider the flea!—incomparably the bravest of all the creatures of God, if ignorance of fear were courage.
    Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835–1910)

    in my arms till break of day
    Let the living creature lie,
    Mortal, guilty, but to me
    The entirely beautiful.

    Soul and body have no bounds:
    —W.H. (Wystan Hugh)

    When the galactic sea was sucked
    And all the dry seabed unlocked,
    I sent my creature scouting on the globe,
    That globe itself of hair and bone....
    Dylan Thomas (1914–1953)