abominable snowman

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

Definition of abominable snowman

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

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First Known Use of abominable snowman

1921


ABOMINABLE SNOWMAN Defined for English Language Learners

abominable snowman

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Definition of abominable snowman for English Language Learners

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



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