Adjective "Ape" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Ape


    Definition:

    1. any of a group of anthropoid primates characterized by long arms, a broad chest, and the absence of a tail, comprising the family Pongidae (great ape) which includes the chimpanzee, gorilla, and orangutan, and the family Hylobatidae (lesser ape) which includes the gibbon and siamang.

    2. (loosely) any primate except humans.

    3. an imitator; mimic.

    4. Informal. a big, ugly, clumsy person. verb (used with object), aped, aping.

    5. to imitate; mimic: to ape another's style of writing.

    Examples:

    "vocalisationses can be ape."