This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience. Learn more

Another word for barbarian

Noun
  1. An unrefined, rude person

  2. See also:

    good

Another word for barbarian

Modifier
  1. Savage

  2. See also:

    cruel

Another word for barbarian

Noun
  1. A brute

  2. See also:

    beast

  3. A foreigner

  4. See also:

    alien

Synonym Study

  • Savage implies a more primitive civilization than barbarian and connotes great fierceness and cruelty a savage inquisition
  • barbarous warfare
  • Barbarous connotes cruelty and brutality regarded as characteristic of primitive people
  • Barbaric suggests crudeness and lack of restraint regarded as characteristic of primitive peoples barbaric splendor
  • Barbarian basically refers to a civilization or people regarded as primitive, either without further connotation barbarian tribes or with the implication of lack of cultivation and refinement or of brutishness