Reverse Dictionary: ANI – ANM

ANIMAL – ADJECTIVES  (also see individual animals)
(for collective nouns of animals, see COMPANY)
(all the following adjectives refer to animals)
– cantankerous GAME E19 sl.
– cunning ANCIENT Bk1997 Irish sl.
– difficult to approach; shy TICKLISH 1826
– docile, gentle; well-trained; said of animals CLEVER 1816 Amer. dial.
– drab, mouse-coloured BLUE 1895 Amer. dial.
– easily scared; shy, wild TICKLE 1737 Eng. dial.
– fierce, furious ORPED 1567 obs.
– frisky, frolicsome; said of young animals WANTON 1565 chiefly poetic usage
– full of fat, plump, well-fed; said of animal limbs FATTY 1552 obs.
– having a high, crooked back CAMEL-RIGG’D Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– having an ugly-shaped head; having a head shaped like a violin FIDDLE-HEADED 1928 Amer. dial.
– having a white spot or streak on the face BASSAND 1725 Sc.
– having white spots on a black or bay ground; having a white patch on the forehead, or white stripe down the face BAUSAND;  BAUSOND c1320 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– inclined to attack men; fierce, savage MAN-KEEN 1568 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– lively, energetic, high-spirited, playful; said of an animal SPRIGHTFUL 1598
– loving animals ZOOPHILOUS Bk1981 Aust.
– loving wild animals PHILOTHERIAN 1871
– never having borne young MAIDEN Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– not intentionally bred OFF-BRAND 1966 Amer. dial.
– of a long, slender form RANGY 1886
– of uncertain pedigree or ancestry HALF-BRINDLE-TO-BUCK 1952 Amer. dial.
– over-filled, stuffed to repletion QUINTED Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– pert. to juments (beasts of burden) JUMENTARIOUS 1656 obs. rare
– said of an animal that has made itself ill by overeating KEDGE-GUTTED Bk1901 Eng. dial.
– sensitive to a load or rider on the back TICKLE-BACKED 1967 Amer. dial.
– shaggy with matted hair TATTY 1533 Sc.
– skittish, refractory WANTON 1535 obs.
– speckled red and white HAZZLED Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– that has ceased to bring forth offspring EFFETE 1660 obs.
– unpredictable, wild; said of an animal, esp. a horse or cow SNAKY 1902 Amer. dial.
– very thin, bony RACKY 1967 Amer. dial.
– vicious NAUGHTY 1586 obs. rare
– wandering, stray WAFF 1720 Sc.
– wild, untamed, unruly, violent RAMAGE c1290
– wild, untamed, unruly, violent RAMAGEOUS;  RAMAGIOUS 1398 obs.
– worshipping animals ZOOLATROUS 1876

– a call to animals at feeding time SIC! 1965 Amer. dial.
– a call to animals, esp. for driving away pigs WHEE! 1889 Amer. dial.
– a call to animals to urge them forward or urge them to come CHA-CHA-CHA! 1967 Amer. dial.

– a beast of burden; a horse, esp. a cart-horse, or worn-out, worthless animal AVER 1737 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– a beast of burden; also, a beast in general JUMENT 1382 obs.
– a beast that has strayed from its owner ESTRAY 1701 US
– a beast; usually a quadruped, as distinguished from birds and fishes; sometimes applied to animals of lower orders DEER c950 obs.
– a big-boned, lean animal with its strength well nigh exhausted JABB 1866 Sc.
– a big-boned, scraggy animal RAMMEL 1866 Sc.
– a big, fat animal BAUSY Bk1898 Sc.
– a big, ugly animal JAM;  JAMB 1882 Sc.
– a big, ugly animal RODGER B1900 Sc.
– a castrated animal NEUTER 1900
– a chubby animal THRUTCH-PUDDINS Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– a collection of birds and animals of different natures and propensities living together in harmony in one cage HAPPY FAMILY 1844
– a congenitally formed animal; a monster MOONCALF 1565 obs. exc. Amer. dial.
– a crop-eared animal CROP 1689 obs.
– a cry of a bird or animal ALARM Bk1898 Ireland
– a diminutive animal DIMINITY 1859 Eng. dial.
– a dirty, lazy animal ASHIEPATTLE 1892 Sc.
– a dirty, lazy animal ASHIEPELT 1892 Ireland
– a dirty, lazy animal ASHYPET Bk1898 Ireland
– a domestic animal serving as a person’s companion; a pet ANIMAL COMPANION 1713
– a domestic animal that is unable to stand up, esp. due to illness or injury DOWNER 1886 colloq., orig. US
– a feeble, ill-grown animal WALIDRAG;  WALLIDRAG;  WALLYDRAG 1508 Sc.
– a feeble, ill-grown animal WALLY-DRAGGLE 1871 Sc.
– a female domesticated animal or bird; always used with an adj., as in ‘auld paik’ PAIK;  PAKE Bk1905 Sc.
– a fictitious animal WALLOPA-WILLIPUSWILLIPUS-WALLIPUS 1892 Amer. dial.
– a fictitious animal; a bogeyman WILLIPUS-WAMPUS 1921 Amer. dial.
– a fierce animal SATANAS c1420 obs.
– a first-rate animal BIRD 1842 US sl.
– a flock or herd of animals kept for pleasure GAME 1482 obs.
– a furry animal FURBALL 1920
– a greedy animal REEBLE Bk1904 Sc.
– a half or whole gelding; a castrated animal RIG Bk1903 sl.
– a huddle of small animals MERDIL;  MERDLE 1882 Sc.
– a huge animal of any kind BLOACHER;  BLUTCHER 1790 Eng. dial.
– a hungry, thievish animal SCLEM 1883 Eng. dial.
– a hybrid animal, erroneously believed to be the offspring of a bull and a mare or she-ass, or of a horse or ass and a cow JUMART 1690
– a large, clumsy animal FABRIC 1866 Sc.
– a large, raw-boned worthless animal RAMMOCK 1924 Sc.
– a lazy, unwieldy animal SADJELL 1824 Sc.
– a lazy, worthless animal DEADHEAD 1965 Amer. dial.
– a lean animal ֽRASCAL B1900 Eng. dial.
– a lean creature; a spent herring LANK 1861 Sc.
– a lean, emaciated animal RAK 1908 Sc.
– a lean, emaciated animal SCADDIN 1866 Sc.
– a lean, gaunt, ill-favoured animal SCRAMMEL Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– a lean, scraggy animal or fish RAG 1898 Sc.
– a lean, worn-out animal BLICHAN Bk1911 Sc.
– a litter or a number of animals of any kind, esp. pigs TEAM 1858 Eng. dial.
– a little animal BEASTLING 1872
– a little animal; an endearing form of ‘beast’ BEASTIE 1785 orig. Sc.
– a lively, restless animal SCOPPERILSKOPERIL 1874 Eng. dial.
– a long-lived animal MACROBIOTE 1882 rare
– a male animal MAN Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– a male animal kept for breeding purposes FATHER 1939 Amer. dial., euphemism
– a male animal kept for breeding purposes; a bull THE PAW 1969 Amer. euphemism
– a male animal, esp. one used for breeding purposes; a bull PAPA 1950 Amer. euphemism
– a male domestic animal used for breeding, esp. a bull MALE BEAST 1890 Amer. euphemism
– a male domestic animal used for breeding, esp. a bull STOCK BEAST 1890 Amer. euphemism
– a mammal MAMMIFER 1832 rare
– a mangy or scabby animal RONYON 1605
– a masterful, turbulent animal RANEGILL;  RANNIGAL 1871 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– a mate, male or female; said especially of birds MAKE c1000 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– a mate; said of animals and birds MARROW 1724 Sc. & Eng. dial.
an abnormal love of animals ZOOMANIA Bk1991
– an aggressive animal RUSHER 1839 US colloq., obs.
– a name given to an animal, implying fierceness or high spirits BRINGER; BRINJER 1880 Amer. dial.
an animal BOOGER;  BUGGER 1937 Amer. dial.
an animal BRUTE BEAST 1952 Amer. dial. arch.
– an animal HOOF 1683 US
an animal LAD 20C Irish sl.
– an animal NAPPATANZER Bk1905 Eng. dial., humorous usage
an animal OLD PARTY M19 sl., affectionate usage
– an animal SCULPIN 1836 Amer. dial., derogatory
an animal, a creature BUZZARD 1950s sl.
an animal; a household pet; a dog GUY 1978 Amer. sl.
an animal a year old YEARING 1460 obs.
an animal covered with splotches or spots of different colours BROCKLE 1961 Amer. dial.
an animal, esp. a domesticated one, that finds food for itself by foraging RUSTLER 1881 US
an animal, esp. a fish, which is an exceptionally large example of its species LUNKER 1912 Amer. sl.
an animal, esp. a horse, that is unmanageable or untamable OUTLAW 1885 Amer. dial.
– an animal having many feet POLYPED 1822 obs. rare
an animal having short legs and a thick body LAIGHIE-BRAID Bk1902 Sc.
an animal in a weak or debilitated state JABART 1813 Sc.
– an animal in the habit of wandering idly from place to place, with the idea of scrounging HAIK 1825 Sc.
– an animal in the habit of wandering idly from place to place, with the idea of scrounging HAIKER 1866 Sc.
an animal in a very poor condition OGERHUNCH a1838 Sc. obs.
– an animal, known for wild behaviour RAGE 1972 Aust., NZ., & US college sl.
– an animal, known for wild behaviour RAGER 1972 Aust., NZ., & US college sl.
– an animal living in or frequenting the woods SYLVAN 1612
an animal, not necessarily a mule ANIMULE 1834 Amer. dial., jocular usage
an animal of a muddy grey or brown colour MUCKLE-DUN 1906 Amer. dial.
an animal of a muddy grey or brown colour MUCKLEDY-DUN 1966 Amer. dial.
an animal of mixed or indeterminate ancestry; a mongrel OFF-BREED 1960s US sl.
an animal of poor quality or little value SCALAWAG;  SCALLAWAG; SKALAWAG 1854 Amer. dial.
an animal requiring a lot of food or care to maintain good condition HARD KEEPER 1950 Amer. dial.
an animal requiring little care EASY KEEP 1943 Amer. dial.
an animal requiring little care EASY KEEPER 1942 Amer. dial.
an animals innards GUZINTERS 1910s Aust. sl.
an animal’s teat TITTER 19C Brit. colloq.
an animal that changes colour TINCTUMUTANT 1895 rare
an animal that darts or moves swiftly DARTER 1818
– an animal that has been imperfectly castrated, or whose genitals are not properly developed; a male animal with only one testicle RIG c1475
– an animal that has been imperfectly castrated, or whose genitals are not properly developed, esp. a male animal RIGGOLD 1410 Eng. dial., rare
– an animal that has been imperfectly castrated, or whose genitals are not properly developed, esp. a male animal RIGGOT 1559 Eng. dial., rare
an animal that is corpulent and not otherwise well-grown BAGREL Bk1898 Sc.
an animal that is irascible, touchy, or bad-tempered FEIST;  FICEFISTE;  FYST 1915 Amer. dial.
an animal that is weak or inferior to the rest UNDER-LOUT Bk1905 Eng. dial.
an animal that pushes or butts with the head or horns PUTTER a1382 obs. rare
an animal that wanders in an unsettled manner over the pasture, or strays from it HAKES 1884 Sc. & Eng. dial.
an animal trained to lead other animals into slaughter JUDAS GOAT 1941 US sl.
an animal which prowls throughout the night, as a raccoon ALL-NIGHTER 1895 Amer. dial.
an animal whose face is so covered with hair that it can scarcely see OAF Bk1905 Sc.
an animal with a camois nose CAMOIS 1485 obs.
an animal with a mottled coat, as a horse or ass DAPPLE a1635
an animal with one purebred and one scrub parent HALF BLOOD 1815 Amer. dial.
an emaciated animal BED-SLAT 1944 Amer. dial.
an emaciated animal RACKABONE E19 US sl.
an emaciated animal RACKER E19 US sl.
an emaciated animal RAWHIDE 1940 Amer. dial.
an engagement to look after animals or birds TENT B1900 Eng. dial.
an extraordinary animal SCREAMER 1818 Amer. dial.
an ill-shaped or small animal DINK 1966 Amer. dial.
an imaginary animal JACKALOPE 1955 Amer. dial.
an imaginary animal WAPALOOSIE 1910 Amer. dial.
an imaginary animal or monster; a hobgoblin WAMPUS 1878 Amer. dial.
an imaginary animal or monster; a hobgoblin WAMPUS CAT 1913 Amer. dial.
an imaginary animal or monster; a hobgoblin WAMPUS KITTY 1954 Amer. dial.
an imaginary animal or monster; an animal that cannot be named WHIFFENPUFF 1922 Amer. dial.
an imaginary animal or monster used to frighten children DANCHY 1969 Amer. dial.
an imaginary animal, particularly dangerous kind of ‘snark’ BOOJUM 1904
an imaginary animal said to live in the woods MOON CRUMBLER 1939 Amer. dial.
an imaginary animal said to live in the woods MOONER 1914 Amer. dial.
an imaginary or mythical animal WITHERLICK 1900 Amer. dial.
an inferior animal; a cheap horse DOG 1919 Amer. dial.
an insane fondness for animals ZOOMANIA 1807
an obese animal BELKY Bk1898 Eng. dial.
an obese animal BELLICON Bk1898 Eng. dial.
an odd-looking, ugly, loathsome, or frightful animal; a bat OGERHUNCH a1838 Sc. obs.
an outstanding animal VIRE 1908 Sc.
an undergrown, sickly animal SCRAB 1870 Sc.
an undersized animal; a runt NUGGET 1852
an unpromising animal, as a second-rate racehorse, greyhound, etc. NO-HOPER 1943 sl., orig. Aust.
an unruly animal REUL 1897 Sc. & Eng. dial.
an unruly animal; with reference to cattle and other livestock RUSSIAN 1845 Aust., rare
an unwieldy animal BRALLION 19C Sc.
a pack or swarm of animals RABBLE a1300 obs.
a pack or troop of animals, as wolves, leopards, and lions KENNEL 1641
a perverse, wilful animal YAP;  YAUPYEPYIP 1839 Eng. dial.
– a place where animals were fattened PLUMPING HOUSE 1740 US
a poor, weakly, emaciated animal; a good-for-nothing  ONDOCHT a1838 Sc.
a poor, wretched, or worthless beast CARRION 1477 obs.
a protruding rib of an emaciated animal BED-SLAT RIB 1944 Amer. dial.
a puny animal ORF Bk1905 Sc.
a puny, emaciated animal; one who is wasting away VISION 1825 Sc.
a ravenous animal, a frightening bird or animal ONBEAST 1768 Sc.
a rough, untamed, or feral animal MAVERICK 1965 Amer. dial.
a roving, gadabout animal RAIK 1825 Sc.
a runty animal, esp. an orphaned one SANCHO 1929 Amer. dial.
a savage animal MAN-KEEN 1757 obs.
a scraggy animal HAT-RACK 1935 sl.
a scrawny or poor-quality animal TAILENDER 1941 Amer. dial.
a scrawny or scruffy-looking animal SCRAG 1845 Amer. dial.
a short, stout, thickset animal PODGE L19 sl.
a shrewd, cunning animal TICKLER 1887 Sc.
a skinny animal BAG OF BONES B1838 sl.
a skittish animal, esp. a horse HELLCAT 1912 Amer. dial.
a slain animal; a carcass MART c1375 obs.
a small animal of its kind RATTEN B1900 Sc.
a small, dumpy animal BOYTACH Bk1911 Sc.
a small, fat animal, esp. a sheep NAPSIE 1824 Sc.
a small or inferior animal RAT 1770
a small puny creature or child; a small potato OORACK 1825 Sc.
a small, scraggy animal SCRABBLE Bk1904 Sc.
a small, weak animal TARLE Bk1905 Sc.
a sorry-looking, broken-down animal SACKET 1844 Sc.
a sportive or roguish animal, bird, etc. WANTON 1605  obs.
a stallion; a bull; a male pig; a male animal kept for breeding purposes DADDY c1960 Amer. dial.
a strange animal; an imaginary animal of Brobdingnag SPLACKNUCK 1726
a stray animal WAIF 1785 Sc. & Eng. dial.
a stray animal of unknown ownership WAIF-BEAST 1681 Sc. obs.
a streak of colour on an animal BAR Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– a stunted or frail animal; the smallest and weakest animal or bird in a litter or brood CROWL 1621 Sc. & Eng. dial.
a (supposed) headless animal ACEPHAL 1607 obs. rare
a tall, thinly-made animal SCALY Bk1904 Eng. dial.
a tall, ungainly animal GALLIGANT 1777 Eng. dial.
a tall, ungainly animal GALLIGANTER 1777 Eng. dial.
a tall, ungainly animal GALLIGANTUS 1777 Eng. dial.
a thickset animal GARRONGURRAN 1866 Sc.
a thickset young animal, esp. a heifer or calf NUGGET c1850 Aust., chiefly rural usage
a thin, bony animal SCOW 1897 Sc.
a thin, lank animal SCRIBE Bk1904 Eng. dial.
a thin, lean animal SCRAIL Bk1904 Eng. dial.
a thin, lean animal; an animal in poor condition RIBE 1820 Sc.
a thin, scraggy animal SCRALLION 1888 Eng. dial.
a thin, sickly animal BUZZARD BAIT 1905 Amer. dial.
a thin, skinny animal SCRAE;  SCRAY 1802 Sc.
a thriving, stout animal BILCH;  BILSH 1823 Sc.
a tiny or diminutive animal BABY 1859
a tired animal TIRELING 1590 obs.
a troublesome animal BEDLAM 1884 Eng. dial.
a troublesome animal PEB 1903 Aust. sl.
a troublesome or obstinate animal PEBBLE 1829 colloq., chiefly Aust.
a troublesome or refractory animal ONMARK Bk1905 Sc.
a varmint; a critter SCUTTER 1940 Amer. dial.
a very fat animal BELCH Bk1911 Sc.
a very lean animal REEPAN 1824 Sc. obs.
a very lean animal, a skeleton RICKLE 1824 Sc. & Eng. dial.
a very lean animal, a skeleton RICKLE OF BONES 1824 Sc. & Eng. dial.
a very thin animal RAMES E19 Eng. dial.
a very thin, bony animal RACK 1967 Amer. dial.
a very thin, emaciated animal RACKERBONE 1854 Amer. sl.
a very thin, emaciated animal RACK OF BONES 1804 Amer. sl.
a very thin, emaciated animal, a ‘bag of bones’ ANATOMY 1834 Eng. dial.
a very thin, emaciated animal, a ‘bag of bones’ ATOMY 1834 Eng. dial.
a very thin, emaciated animal, a ‘bag of bones’ NOTOMIZE 1834 Eng. dial.
a very thin, emaciated animal, a ‘bag of bones’ NOTOMY;  NOTTOMY 1834 Eng. dial.
a very thin, emaciated animal, a ‘bag of bones’ NOTTIMIZE 1834 Eng. dial.
a very thin, emaciated animal, a ‘bag of bones’ NOTTYMAZE 1834 Eng. dial.
a very thin, emaciated animal, a ‘bag of bones’ OTOMY 1834 Eng. dial.
a very thin, emaciated animal, a ‘bag of bones’ TOMY 1834 Eng. dial.
a very thin, lean, or emaciated animal SKELETON 1629
a vicious animal VENIM;  VENOM 1898 Sc.
a weak or infirm animal ACAMYAKAMY 1908 Sc.
a weak, puny animal; a starveling  OORIK 1897 Sc.
a wild animal YELPER 1823 sl.
a wild beast FERINE 19C
a wild beast; a monster; a ravenous or vile animal UNBEAST a1300 Sc. & N. Eng. dial. obs.
a wildcat that appears to make regular rounds from place to place MAIL CARRIER 1970 Amer. dial.
a wild, intractable creature RADGER 1894 Sc.
a wild, obstreperous animal RADGE 1963 Sc.
a worthless animal, esp. a dog EGG-SUCKER 1853 Amer. dial., derogatory
a worthless animal, esp. a racehorse LIZARD 1907 Amer. sl.
a worthless or vicious animal, especially a horse; a sorry hack HILDING 1589 obs.
a young animal JOEY E19 Aust. & NZ
a young animal, a cub FAWN 1481 obs.
a young animal before it is weaned SUCKER 1382
a young animal, esp. a baby lion PUNK Bk1942 Amer. circus sl.
a young animal; the smallest pup, etc., of a litter LITTLING c975 Eng. dial.
a young animal troublesome to rear SAVAGE 1899 Sc.
a young, delicate, or puny animal in need of special care TIDLING 1520 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
beast-kind as distinct from man DEER-KIN a1175 obs.
entrails of animals; guts of a fish ORTS 1914 Amer. dial.
excessive attention to a domestic pet ZOOLATRY 1858
fear of animals ZOOPHOBIA Bk1981 Aust.
– fear of wild animals AGRIZOOPHOBIA Bk2008
foam from the mouth of an animal IMBOST 1677 obs.
prefixed to names of animals to denote the leader of a herd, or one superior in fighting strength to the rest, as ‘master hog’ MASTER 1589
something in an animal’s body protuberant and swagging WALLET 1610 obs.
the abiding place of late lamented animal pets GOOSE HEAVEN 1914 Amer. dial.
the animals or plants indigenous to place; flora or fauna ABORIGINES a1661 obs.
the assembling of gregarious beasts or birds PACKING 1879
the bed or nest of a beast or bird CABINET 1607
the covering of fat which envelops the entrails of an animal TALLOW-LEAF 1824 Sc.
the covert or place of retreat of wild animals HARBOUR 1576
the diaphragm of an animal APRON 1878 Eng. dial.
the droppings of a small animal DOTTLE 1808 orig. & chiefly Sc. & Ireland
the dry droppings of animals ODD-COME-SHORT-LUMS Bk1905 Eng. dial.
the dry droppings of animals ODD-COME-SHORTS 1873 Eng. dial.
the edible inward parts of an animal, usually of a deer UMBLES a1400
the feet of an animal, often those of pigs GAMMONS;  GAMMONTS 1825 Sc.
– the foot of an animal; a cooked pig’s foot CRUBEEN 1847 Ireland
the footprint of an animal PUG; PUG-MARK 1860
the footprint of an animal PUG-MARK M19
the healthy sleekness of an animal’s coat due to its having eaten plenty of grass GRASS BLOOM 1967 Amer. dial.
the heart, liver, and lungs of an animal APPURTENANCES 1679 Eng. dial.
the inarticulate noises made by animals GABBLE 1601
the inferior animals of a flock or herd TAILS 1844
the intestines of an animal FAA Bk1900 Sc.
– the intestines of an animal WORKS 1900s Aust. & US sl.
the lair of animals LAY 1590 rare
the least desirable segment of a herd of animals; a weak or slow animal TAILING 1936 Amer. dial.
the leg of an animal CANTLE 1811 Eng. dial.
the long hair of an animal’s legs FASH 1558 Eng. dial.
the male of any animal HE-ANE 1828 Sc.
the male of any small animals BOAR 1902 Amer. dial.
the male of any species of animal HARRY Bk1902 Eng. dial.
the most powerful beast in a herd; the leader of a herd MASTER-BEAST Bk1905 Eng. dial.
the natural covering of an animal, wool, feathers, etc. HACKLE a1300 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
the nipple, teat of a sow, cow, bitch, fox, etc. DEAL 1845 Eng. dial.
the print of any creature’s foot ACCUB 1626 obs.
the roaring of animals; bellowing BELLING c1440 obs.
the rump of an animal (whether or not the animal jumps over fences) PART THAT WENT OVER THE FENCE LAST 20C US colloq.
the skeleton of a fish or animal RAGABANES Bk1905 Sc.
the skin or hide of an animal CASE a1569 obs.
– the smallest and weakest animal in a litter or brood CROWL 1621 Sc. & Eng. dial.
the small intestines of animals used for food CHITLINGSCHITTERLINGS 13C
the stomach of an animal MAW-BAG 1824 Sc. & Eng. dial.
the stomach of an animal MAW-POT 1790 Eng. dial.
the temporary paralysis or hypnotic state in animals when ‘shamming death’ CATAPLEXY 1883
– the track of an animal FUSE 1611 obs. rare
the viscera or pluck of an animal HARIGALDS 1737 Sc.
the weakest animal of a herd, etc. which is bullied by the rest; the smallest pig of a litter UNDERLING Bk1905 Eng. dial.
the weak, peeping cry of the young of small animals QUEAK Bk1905 Sc.
the womb or uterus of an animal BED Bk1898 Eng. dial.
wool, hair, or feathers as remains of the carcass of an animal or bird ULLYA-PLUCK 1897 Sc.
worship of animals ZOOLATRY 1784

a boy who ‘tents’ or who looks after animals or drives away birds TENT-BOY 1890 Eng. dial.
a boy who ‘tents’ or who looks after animals or drives away birds TENTING-LAD B1900 Eng. dial.
a driver of animals; a drover; an ox or mule driver WHACKER 1827 Amer. dial.
a lover of animals ZOOPHILIST 1829
an artist who makes figures of animals; an animal-painter or sculptor; also, a writer who deals with stories of animals ANIMALIST 1886
a person engaged to look after animals or drive away birds TENTER 1889 Eng. dial.
a person who has the charge of animals LEADER 1495 obs.
a person who is cruel to animals MALISON Bk1905 Eng. dial.
a person who loves animals, esp. one who is opposed to vivisection or other such experimentation ZOOPHILE Bk1981 Aust.
a person who loves wild animals PHILOTHERIAN 1871
a person who rides behind a herd of animals TRAILER 1937 Amer. dial.
a person who writes about or describes animals ZODIOGRAPHER 1650 obs. rare
the owner of a living creature, as a dog, horse, slave; also, the man whom an animal is accustomed to obey MASTER a1400

brought up by hand, not suckled BROUGHT UP WITH THE PAN AND THE SPOON Bk1905 Eng. dial.

to be born FALL 1750 Eng. & Amer. dial.
to bleat, to bray, to bellow BLORE 1865 Eng. dial.
to break or train an animal to work BREAK OUT 1923 Amer. dial.
to change the direction of movement of an animal, as cattle BOUNCE 1941 Amer. dial.
to chatter, gobble, or bark excitedly YABBLE 1866 Sc.
to desire the male NEESHIN Bk1905 Sc.
to destroy, to put down LAY AWAY 1929 Amer. dial.
to drive a hunted animal to extremity; to cause to foam at the mouth IMBOST 1590 obs. rare
to give birth to young DAM 1577 obs. rare
to have its retreat or resort; esp. said of a stag HARBOUR 1599
to hit an animal hard enough to kill it SEND THE DAYLIGHTS OUT OF 20C W. Indies sl.
to kick up the heels FAN 1967 Amer. dial.
to nurse and care for her young; said of a mother animal OWN 1925 Amer. dial.
to remove the head of an animal HEAD c1470
to shy, to behave skittishly; esp. said of a horse or steer BOOGER 1893 Amer. dial.
– to strike with a claw, hoof, etc. SMITE c1225 obs.
to throw cactus on an animal to make it fight CACK 1933 Amer. dial.
to train an animal MANNER Bk1905 Eng. dial.
to turn round before lying down, as an animal does MATHER Bk1905 Eng. dial.
to walk GATE 1583 obs. rare
to watch or mind animals; to watch birds to drive them away TENT 1832 Sc. & Eng. dial.

animated, full of life or animation; lively, gay, sprightly LIFESOME 1688
animated, lively; cheerful; mentally alert, quick-witted BRIGHT AS A BUTTON 1795
– animated, very excited ELECTRIC Bk1971 US sl.
– animating, spirited, full of life, lively, vivacious, brisk LIFEY;  LIFIE 1793 Sc.
animating, vivifying, invigorating VEGETANT 1576 obs. rare
highly animated, very lively; overexcited; angry, irate AERATED 1912 colloq., chiefly Brit.
lacking animation, energy, or spirit; lifeless; usually considered vulgar DEAD-ASS 1961 Amer. sl.
lacking animation, energy, or spirit; lifeless; usually considered vulgar DEAD-BUTT 1958 Amer. sl.

animation, encouragement, cheer HEARTING c1250
animation, liveliness, briskness, vigour, freshness QUICKNESS c1369 obs.

to animate, to cheer up HEARTEN UP 1590
– to animate, to enliven; to put spirit or life into SPRITEN 1614 obs. rare
– to animate, to liven up, to inspire JUICE 1964 sl.
to animate, to put in motion, to move to action, to impel; to influence ACT c1475 obs.
to animate, to quicken; to stimulate growth or development in VEGETATE 1620 obs.
to become animated EAGER 1620 obs.
to become animated, earnest, or excited; to become violent in language WAKEN ON Bk1905 Sc.

animosity, feeling against AFFECTION 1485  obs.
animosity, malice, spite BAD-MIND 20C W. Indies sl.
inveterate and bitter animosity, ill-feeling, or grudge; malignant hatred or spitefulness RANCOUR a1300

having slender ankles GIPSY-LEGGED B1900 Eng. dial.
having the ankles striking together; having large ankles BOX-ANKLED c1950 Amer. dial.
pert. to the ankles; reaching down to the ankles TALARIAN 1671 obs. rare
pert. to the ankles; reaching down to the ankles TALARIC 1853
puffy, swollen, as if charged with lumps of gum; said of the ankles and legs GUMMY 1740

an ankle HANCKLETH c1538 Sc. obs.
an ankle QUIT 1785 Sc.
an ankle RICK Bk1904 Eng. dial.
the ankle ANCLIFF 1790 Sc. & Eng. dial.
the ankle ANKLET 1824 Sc.
the ankle HANKLE 1596 Sc.
the ankle QUEET 1754 Sc.
the ankle WRIST OF THE FOOT 1649 obs. exc. Eng. dial.

a thick-ankled, and/or thick-legged woman MUNSTER HEIFER c1810 Anglo-Irish