brute

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1 brute /ˈbruːt/ noun
plural brutes
1 brute
/ˈbruːt/
noun
plural brutes
Learner's definition of BRUTE
[count]
: a cruel, rough, or violent man
Brute originally meant the same as beast but is used now to refer to a person who is like a beast.
2 brute /ˈbruːt/ adjective
2 brute
/ˈbruːt/
adjective
Learner's definition of BRUTE
always used before a noun
: very strong or forceful
: very harsh
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