Translation of caveman in Spanish:


troglodita, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkeɪvˌmæn/ /ˈkeɪvman/

nounplural cavemen

  • 1

    (prehistoric man)
    troglodita masculine
    cavernícola masculine
    hombre de las cavernas masculine
    • To illustrate the point, he told a story of a group of cavemen living in prehistoric times.
    • We also have drawings in caves from the earliest cavemen showing various animal drawings in detail with unidentified flying objects above them.
    • They point to newly discovered prehistoric cave drawings (in S.W. France, no less) which reveal cavemen & cavewomen to be sensitive artists.
    • But that is the nature of the beast - Folk Art has been around since cavemen / women painted their cave.
    • This question reminds me of a cartoon of some cavemen pointing to another caveman and asking, ‘What's that guy done since he invented fire?’
    • People have probably been turned on by this sort of thing since the first caveman saw the first cavewoman eat the first carbonated dinosaur.
    • In prehistoric times, when the first caveman consciously struck a musical note with a rock against metal, there was silence in the cave for a short time afterwards.
    • I don't think it's as simple as that, nor do I think the phenomenon is as modern as they seem to think (people have turned away from the pain of others since the cavemen first discovered fire, I suspect).
    • The feeling is that cavemen used fire to keep themselves warm and smoked the food in the cave as they did it.
    • I think of it as a bunch of cavemen sitting around inventing the wheel.
    • I don't know how good they taste, but cavemen hunted mammoth, so I'm guessing much of an elephant is edible.
    • Stories of cavemen and other primitives were a popular genre at the time.
    • His tools are as raw and primitive as a caveman's: extreme pace, muscle and not much else.
    • As we were talking, he joined in the loading of foliage onto the fire. There's something satisfyingly social about a fire. People are drawn to it as some primal gene kicks in taking us back to our caveman sensibilities.
    • I guess we are still not far away from our caveman ancestors.
    • In the comments he compares the pleasure he gets from working his will on a recalcitrant domestic appliance to the triumph a caveman felt when slaying a mastodon.
    • Do you think guys used to drag off their women by the hair back in the caveman days?
    • Blame your beer belly on your caveman ancestors.
    • The key is to trigger the creatine ‘multiplier’ embedded in our DNA since our caveman past.
    • We must first realize, though, that there is a difference between the caveman lifestyle and our own.
  • 2informal, humorous

    (brutish man)
    troglodita masculine informal, humorous
    • As for the caveman style headlines, I actually get a kick out of them sometimes.
    • Tom got into a drunken caveman style fight and started lunging at one of our new friends, Gregor.
    • A jealous pimp removes the caveman stud from the picture by employing Ben as a drug mule.
    • Her husband John - whose surname she adopted on their ninth wedding anniversary, in celebration of her ‘surrender’ - sits in on the interview, but shows no signs of domineering caveman tendencies.
    • I'd been just about to let him down gently when you came over with your caveman antics.
    • They've got a kind of caveman machismo in many ways, where the idea of possessing the woman and her beauty is widespread.
    • They aren't always attracted to the hypermasculinized, bushy-eyebrowed, wide-jawed caveman type, flush with testosterone.
    • They are gangs of obnoxious caveman throwbacks whose behaviour would put our Neolithic ancestors to shame, throwing empty cans of lager or, in some cases, vomiting.
    • However, I'd add that he's a caveman that embarrasses other cavemen.
    • It's difficult not to find the fact that I live in a province of cavemen depressing.
    • That led to her declaration: ‘The cavemen have won!’