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Definition of a savage



  • cool, very nice, in good quality.
    Those shoes are savage.

    Last edited on Apr 28 2013. Submitted by Bill from San Francisco, CA, USA on Jan 02 1999.

  • awesome; studly; kick-ass.
    Dan used his savage ping pong skills to defeat his opponent.

    Last edited on Apr 28 2013. Submitted by DanTheHeebDeebz from San Jose, CA, USA on Oct 29 2001.

  • if somebody does something extreme.
    You smoked how much? damn that's savage.

    Last edited on Apr 28 2013. Submitted by jack c. from CA, USA on Nov 13 2002.

  • impressive.
    Damn! That was a savage ass blast.

    Last edited on May 02 2015. Submitted by Anonymous on Apr 28 2015.


  • To be known in a popular way for beating the shit out of people or stealing, anything illegal and not caught. To be well known for being the top guy at your school.
    That boy's a savage.
    I get whatever I want cause I'm a savage.

    Last edited on Apr 28 2013. Submitted by Ben from Los Angeles, CA, USA on Dec 12 1998.

  • a rough, rugged, domineering individual; stud.
    Dan takes no one's shit. He's such a savage.
    Robbie is such a savage.

    Last edited on Oct 24 2015. Submitted by DanTheHeebDeebz from San Jose, CA, USA on Oct 29 2001.

  • a thug who has no cares.

    Last edited on Apr 28 2013. Submitted by Anonymous on Oct 01 2005.

  • A person who does something against the rules without regret or remorse

    Jalen flicked the teacher off, just as a savage would do.

    Last edited on Jan 30 2016. Submitted by Anonymous on Jan 30 2016.

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