adjective \ˈā-pish\

Definition of APISH

:  resembling an ape: as
a :  extremely silly or affected <apish antics>
b :  given to slavish imitation
ap·ish·ly adverb
ap·ish·ness noun

Examples of APISH

  1. <whenever I smiled, the baby would respond with an apish grin>

First Known Use of APISH

circa 1527


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