- Any of various large, tailless Old World primates of the family Pongidae, including the chimpanzee, gorilla, gibbon, and orangutan. (noun)
- A monkey. (noun)
- A mimic or imitator. (noun)
- Informal A clumsy or boorish person. (noun)
- To mimic slavishly but often with an absurd result. See Synonyms at imitate. (verb-transitive)
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