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abominable snowman

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noun, often capitalized A&S abominable snow·man \-ˈsnō-mən, -ˌman\

Simple Definition of abominable snowman

  • : a large hairy creature that walks on two feet like a man and that some people claim to have seen in the Himalayas

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of abominable snowman

  1. :  a mysterious creature with human or apelike characteristics reported to exist in the high Himalayas —called also yeti

1921

First Known Use of abominable snowman

1921



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