anthropophagic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From anthropo- +‎ -phagic.

Adjective[edit]

anthropophagic (comparative more anthropophagic, superlative most anthropophagic)

  1. Cannibalistic; man-eating.
    • 2007 September 30, Devendra Banhart, “From Uruguay’s Dylan to R. Kelly’s ‘Sex Planet’”, in New York Times[1]:
      They embody the anthropophagic attitude of tropicalismo: constantly changing and taking from the cosmos, yet always remaining rooted in themselves.
    • 2015, Will Self, ‘Man-Eating Philosophers’, London Review of Books, vol. 37, no. 12:
      Consumed, with its narrative cat’s cradle tightly woven around putatively anthropophagic husband-and-wife French philosophers, wouldn’t be easy to pitch to Hollywood execs.