Barbarian

Adjective

  • Relating to people, countries or customs perceived as uncivilized or inferior.

Noun

  • (derogatory) Someone from a developing country or backward culture.
  • A cruel, savage, brutal person; one without pity or humanity.
  • An uncivilized or uncultured person, originally compared to the hellenistic Greco-Roman civilisation; often associated with fighting or other such shows of strength.
  • (derogatory) A person destitute of culture; a Philistine.
  • A warrior, clad in fur or leather, associated with sword and sorcery stories.

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