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Definition of "apelike" []

  • Similar to an ape in appearance or movement. (adjective)
  • Given to servile imitation. (adjective)

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Use "apelike" in a sentence
  • "Once known as apelike barbarians, the Irish were now able to show themselves as the most selfless and patriotic civil servants."
  • "Beer ads show men grunting like neanderthals, repeating the same word moronically, and generally reveling in a kind of apelike idiocy."
  • "Yet she could not shake off the instinctive fear that arose in her — man's inheritance from the wild and howling ages when his hairy, apelike prototype was afraid of the dark and personified the elements into things of fear."
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