Simple Definition of caveman
: a person who lived in a cave in ancient times
: a man who acts in a very rude and aggressive way
Full Definition of caveman
1 : a cave dweller especially of the Stone Age
2 : a man who acts in a rough or crude manner
Examples of caveman
<married a caveman who spends all his free time swigging beer and watching sports on TV>
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