Synonyms for Brute:

adj.

animal (adjective)
brutish.
brutal (adjective)
inhumane.
very strong; animal-like (adjective)
bestial, animal, beastly.

n.

biped, arthropod, big game, bear, beast of burden, arachnid, adult. gamine, giant, mannikin, hulk, beanpole, manikin, amazon, he-man, lout, colossus, degenerate. sadist, psycho, Genghis Khan, despot. animal (noun)
feline, canine, rodent, insect, vermin, mammal, bird, herbivore, ruminant, invertebrate, livestock, vertebrate, marsupial, animal, amphibian, fish, creature, beast, carnivore, wildlife, reptile.
barbarian (noun)
vandal, fiend, sadist, monster, savage, ruffian, beast, lout, ogre, creature, degenerate.
brute (noun)
animate being, brutish, bestial, beast, wolf, savage, animal, wildcat, creature, inhumane, fauna, beastly.
evildoer (noun)
ogre, gunman, snake, vampire, evildoer, ruffian, crook, monster, vandal, tyrant, hooligan, scoundrel, law breaker, criminal, terrorist, desperado, thug, thief, tough, vulture, wrongdoer, cutthroat, bad guy, hoodlum, bully, fiend, viper, demon.
lout (noun)
lout.
person (noun)
wolf, wildcat, savage, beast.
villain (noun)
evildoer.

Other synonyms:

gamine, beanpole, amazon, he-man, psycho, Genghis Khan, despot, colossus, sadist, hulk. manikin. giant.

Usage examples for brute

  1. " Do you think," asked Cunningham " that this brute Jaimihr really wants to make you Maharanee?" – Rung Ho! by Talbot Mundy
  2. She knew now why men called him Brute MacNair. – The Gun-Brand by James B. Hendryx
  3. Bring the brute in! – The Lone Ranche by Captain Mayne Reid