reptile: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (rep'til, -tīl), [key]
- any cold-blooded vertebrate of the class Reptilia, comprising the turtles, snakes, lizards, crocodilians, amphisbaenians, tuatara, and various extinct members including the dinosaurs.
- (loosely) any of various animals that crawl or creep.
- a groveling, mean, or despicable person.
- of or resembling a reptile; creeping or crawling.
- groveling, mean, or despicable.
- reptile (Thesaurus)