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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Any of various monkey-like primates with short tails or no tail at all; Someone who copies the words or behavior of another. To imitate uncritically and in every aspect.

Usage examples (37)
  • The question is this: is man an ape or an angel? I am on the side of the angels.
  • Why a fit, tall & healthy female ape is not as attractive as a cover girl?
  • The name ape stuck I guess because people didn't realize they are monkeys who no longer have tails.
  • (#2: The giant ape is defeated after the woman he groped and stalked wins a multi-million dollar harassment suit.) for more
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