yeti

noun
ye·​ti | \ ˈye-tē How to pronounce yeti (audio) , ˈyā- How to pronounce yeti (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web Similarly, Mount Everest figures prominently in Abominable, the tale of a wayward yeti from director Jill Culton, 51. Carolyn Giardina, The Hollywood Reporter, ""It's All Imagination Coming to Life": Jennifer Lee, Josh Cooley and the Animation Roundtable," 16 Dec. 2019 There's a yeti kidnapping, time travel, a trip to the moon, and a tussle with a team of villainous rivals who are far more civilized and likable than our protagonists. Graeme Mcmillan, The Hollywood Reporter, "How 'Hashtag: Danger' Became an Adventure Comic for the Twitter Age," 9 Dec. 2019 So instead of stalling out, the Fat E-5 will crawl up and over roots, rocks, and icy patches like a yeti. Parker Hall, Wired, "Conquer the Winter With an All-Wheel-Drive E-Bike," 17 Dec. 2019 Nature lovers will appreciate the kangaroo and platypus coins, while there is even a spot for the yowie, a mythical creature said to be similar to a yeti. Jack Guy, CNN, "Meat pies and didgeridoos get their own commemorative coins in Australia," 1 Oct. 2019 The film, written and directed by Jill Culton, is about a Shanghai teenager (Chloe Bennet) who discovers a lost yeti on the roof of her apartment building. Washington Post, "‘Abominable’ No.1 with $20.9M; Zellweger’s ‘Judy’ sings out," 29 Sep. 2019 The film, written and directed by Jill Culton, is about a Shanghai teenager (Chloe Bennet) who discovers a lost yeti on the roof of her apartment building. San Diego Union-Tribune, "‘Abominable’ No.1 with $20.9M; Zellweger’s ‘Judy’ sings out," 29 Sep. 2019 Devine’s homage to the old-school variety show then climaxed with a full marching band, a yeti with confetti and a stilt-walking Larry King impersonator. Glenn Rowley, Billboard, "Adam Devine Delivers a Song-and-Dance Homage to Variety Shows at 2019 Emmy Awards: Watch," 23 Sep. 2019 Later in the month will bring Abominable (Sept. 27), directed by Jill Culton (and co-directed by Todd Wilderman), an animated DreamWorks feature about a yeti on a journey home. Mary Sollosi, EW.com, "5 female-directed films to stream in September," 4 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of yeti

circa 1937, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for yeti

Sherpa (Tibetan dialect of the Sherpas)

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“Yeti.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yeti. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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