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Definitions and Synonyms of raptorial | Another word for raptorial | What is raptorial?

Definition 1: relating to or characteristic of birds of prey - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where raptorial or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • raptorial claws and bill for seizing prey

Definition 2: living by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where raptorial or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a predatory bird
  • the rapacious wolf
  • raptorial birds
  • ravening wolves
  • a vulturine taste for offal

Synonyms for raptorial in the sense of this definition

(raptorial is similar to ...) having or showing determination and energetic pursuit of your ends

"an aggressive businessman" "an aggressive basketball player" "he was aggressive and imperious; positive in his convictions" "aggressive drivers"

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