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noun [countable] monster pronunciation in British English /ˈmɒnstə(r)/ 
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singularmonster
pluralmonsters
  1. 2
    something that is very large

    The pumpkin had grown into a prize-winning monster.

  2. 3
    someone who is very cruel

    He's a heartless, unfeeling monster.

    1. a.
      often humorous a child who behaves badly
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