ape-man

noun

ˈāp-ˌman How to pronounce ape-man (audio)
-ˈman
: a primate (such as an australopithecine) intermediate in character between Homo sapiens and the higher apes

Word History

First Known Use

1869, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ape-man was in 1869

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“Ape-man.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ape-man. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

Kids Definition

ape-man

noun

ˈāp-ˈman,
-ˌman
: a primate (as an australopithecine) between human beings and the higher apes in character
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