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addaword.gifdefinition of lycanthrope

a werewolf (=a person who changes into a wolf when there is a full moon)
a person suffering from lycanthropy (=the belief that one has changed into an animal)
Submitted by: Harry B from Canada on 05/11/2012 16:30:00
Definition of lycanthrope from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online


… a feeling of pleasure you get from spending time doing what you want and not worrying about what other people are doing or saying

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