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apish

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adjective ap·ish \ˈā-pish\

Definition of apish

  1. :  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>



Circa 1527

First Known Use of apish

circa 1527


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