ADJ. living All living creatures need food. | primitive, simple | complex | intelligent | cold-blooded, warm-blooded | wild the wild creatures of the forest | social Dogs are more social creatures than cats. | solitary | night, nocturnal | aquatic, marine, sea, underwater, water | land-based | woodland Woodland creatures such as foxes and owls are increasingly common in towns. | ape-like, bat-like, etc. | little, small, tiny These timid little creatures exude a pungent smell when threatened. | helpless The newborn young are helpless creatures and easy prey for birds. | dangerous | furry | magnificent It is awesome to see these magnificent creatures in flight. | exotic, strange a strange creature from another planet | mythical | evil I dreamt of evil creatures who were trying to catch me.