Simple Definition of anthropomorphic
: described or thought of as being like human beings in appearance, behavior, etc.
: considering animals, objects, etc., as having human qualities
Full Definition of anthropomorphic
1 : described or thought of as having a human form or human attributes <anthropomorphic deities>
2 : ascribing human characteristics to nonhuman things <anthropomorphic supernaturalism>
Examples of anthropomorphic
a story in which the characters are anthropomorphic animals
Origin of anthropomorphic
Late Latin anthropomorphus of human form, from Greek anthrōpomorphos, from anthrōp- + -morphos -morphous
First Known Use: 1827
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