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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He was last seen wearing a light blue one piece abominable snowman pajamas. Staff Report, Post-Tribune, "Porter County police searching for two missing kids," 2 Oct. 2017

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1921, in the meaning defined above

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abominable snowman

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English Language Learners Definition of abominable snowman

: 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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