Lycanthrope vs Lycanthropic - What's the difference?

lycanthrope | lycanthropic |


As a noun lycanthrope

is a werewolf.

As an adjective lycanthropic is

of or pertaining to lycanthropy.

lycanthrope

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A werewolf.
  • A human with a curse that causes involuntary shapeshifting.
  • Synonyms

    * werewolf

    Derived terms

    * lycanthropy

    See also

    * werebear * wereboar * wererat * weretiger * werewolf

    Anagrams

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    lycanthropic

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of or pertaining to lycanthropy.
  • Of or pertaining to lycanthropes.
  • *{{quote-news, year=2007, date=February 18, author=Dave Kehr, title=A Creepy Stash of Movie Magic, Lovingly Amassed, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=He had kept the silver wolf’s head cane ornament that Claude Rains used to kill his lycanthropic son, Lon Chaney Jr., in “The Wolf Man” in 1941. }}