Associations to the word «Ape»

Pictures for the word «Ape»

Wiktionary

APE, noun. A primate of the clade Hominoidea, generally larger than monkeys and distinguished from them by having no tail.
APE, noun. Any such primate other than a human.
APE, noun. (derogatory) An uncivilised person.
APE, verb. (intransitive) To behave like an ape.
APE, verb. (transitive) To imitate; mimic.
APE, adjective. Wild; crazy.
APE HANGERS, noun. Any handlebars on a motorcycle positioned higher than the rider's shoulders.
APE LEADER, noun. (idiomatic) (1811) An old maid.
APE LEADERS, noun. Plural of ape leader
APE SHIT, adjective. Alternative spelling of apeshit

Dictionary definition

APE, noun. Any of various primates with short tails or no tail at all.
APE, noun. Someone who copies the words or behavior of another.
APE, noun. Person who resembles a nonhuman primate.
APE, verb. Imitate uncritically and in every aspect; "Her little brother apes her behavior".
APE, verb. Represent in or produce a caricature of; "The drawing caricatured the President".

Wise words

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