Uncivilized or unsophisticated when compared to highly developed civilizations
Modern day Middle Easterners who resort to brutally beheading westerners and others are to be considered barbaric by anyone's standards.
by NewYorkDude June 23, 2004
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very brutal, dangerous, showing no mercy
Places like Hillbrow are full of barbarians who can rob you death. That place is so barbaric
by vizmike November 19, 2013
Same as "savage," but for the more sophisticated crowd: bad-ass, cool.
I had some awesome pizza today. Shit was barbaric.
by anongtest May 24, 2015