Associations to the word «Gibbon»

Wiktionary

GIBBON, noun. A small ape of the family Hylobatidae with long limbs, which it uses to travel through rainforests by swinging from branch to branch.
GIBBON, proper noun. A surname​.

Dictionary definition

GIBBON, noun. English historian best known for his history of the Roman Empire (1737-1794).
GIBBON, noun. Smallest and most perfectly anthropoid arboreal ape having long arms and no tail; of southern Asia and East Indies.

Wise words

A word carries far, very far, deals destruction through time as the bullets go flying through space.
Joseph Conrad