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Definition of "apery" []

  • A place where apes are kept. (noun)
  • The practice of aping; an apish action. (noun)

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Use "apery" in a sentence
  • "No theater could hold out against the laughter of apery at this sight."
  • "The petals were so dry and apery that they crumbled at the first touch."
  • "Schoppe, the satiric chorus of Jean Paul's romance of Titan, makes his appearance at a certain masked ball, carrying in front of him a glass case, in which the ball is remasked, repeated, and again reflected in a mirror behind, by a set of puppets, ludicrously aping the apery of the courtiers, whose whole life and outward manifestation was but a body-mask mechanically moved with the semblance of real life and action."