Meaning of apeman in English:


Pronunciation /ˈeɪpmən/

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nounplural noun apemen

  • An extinct ape-like primate believed to be related or ancestral to present-day humans.

    ‘Even evolutionists have decided that these so-called apemen have nothing to do with man's ancestry!’
    • ‘The dinosaur sequences are a combination of CGI and animatronics that are well-integrated, but the apemen creations are less compelling - looking too much like what they are, people with artificial facial appliances and make-up.’
    • ‘We now have a better understanding of where early apemen fit in evolution.’
    • ‘Bigfoot, the mythical apeman that for a time haunted the American subconscious - much as the Loch Ness Monster has haunted ours - was finally laid to rest along with the old man who dreamt him up.’
    • ‘‘Right now we can say this is the world's oldest bipedal apeman,’ said Latimer.’