apish

adjective ap·ish \ ˈā-pish \

Definition of apish

:resembling an ape: such as
a :extremely silly or affected
  • apish antics
b :given to slavish imitation

apishly

adverb

apishness

noun

Examples of apish in a Sentence

  1. whenever I smiled, the baby would respond with an apish grin

First Known Use of apish

circa 1527


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