Synonyms of monster in English:


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1‘legendary sea monsters’

fabulous creature, mythical creature

2‘I was a monster when I drank and nobody could stand to be around me’

brute, fiend, beast, ogre, devil, demon, barbarian, savage, villain, sadist, animal, bogeyman
informal pig
Scottish informal radge
derogatory bastard, dog, dirty dog
derogatory, informal swine
vulgar slang shit

3‘Christian's only a year old, but he's already a little monster’

rascal, imp, wretch, mischief-maker, rogue, devil
informal horror, scamp, scallywag, tyke, monkey
archaic rip, scapegrace, rapscallion
British informal perisher
British informal, dated pickle
North American informal varmint, hellion

4‘he was huge, a monster of a man’

giant, mammoth, colossus, leviathan, behemoth, titan, Brobdingnagian, monstrosity
informal jumbo


1‘the film is sure to be a monster hit’

huge, enormous, massive, gigantic, big, large, great, giant, colossal, mammoth, vast, immense, tremendous, mighty, stupendous, monumental, epic, prodigious, mountainous, monstrous, titanic, towering, elephantine, king-sized, king-size, gargantuan, Herculean, Brobdingnagian
informal mega, whopping, whopping great, thumping, thumping great, humongous, jumbo, hulking, bumper, astronomical, astronomic
British informal whacking, whacking great, ginormous