- IPA: [sʌb'hjuːmən]
- Less than human; lacking characteristics of a human.
- To say he is subhuman is to make a grave insult; whether to him or to humanity is the question.
- We say dolphin intelligence is subhuman; I suspect dolphins say our intelligence is subdolphin.
less than human; lacking characteristics of a human
subhuman (plural subhumans)
- Anything which is less than human.