fierce, ferocious, or cruel; untamed:
enraged or furiously angry, as a person.
wild or rugged, as country or scenery:
Archaic. uncultivated; growing wild.
an uncivilized human being.
a fierce, brutal, or cruel person.
a rude, boorish person.
a member of a preliterate society.
verb (used with object), savaged, savaging.
to assault and maul by biting, rending, goring, etc.; tear at or mutilate:
numerous sheep savaged by dogs.
to attack or criticize thoroughly or remorselessly; excoriate:
a play savaged by the critics.