caveman

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noun cave·man \ˈkāv-ˌman\

Definition of caveman

  1. 1 :  a cave dweller especially of the Stone Age

  2. 2 :  a man who acts in a rough or crude manner

Examples of caveman in a Sentence

  1. married a caveman who spends all his free time swigging beer and watching sports on TV

1865

First Known Use of caveman

1865


CAVEMAN Defined for English Language Learners

caveman

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noun cave·man \ˈkāv-ˌman\

Definition of caveman for English Language Learners

  • : a person who lived in a cave in ancient times

  • : a man who acts in a very rude and aggressive way


CAVEMAN Defined for Kids

caveman

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noun cave·man \ˈkāv-ˌman\

Definition of caveman for Students

plural

cavemen

\-ˌmen\
  1. :  a person living in a cave especially during the Stone Age



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