ape ape  /ˈeɪp/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) any of various primates with short tails or no tail at all
  2. (n) someone who copies the words or behavior of another
  3. (n) person who resembles a nonhuman primate
  4. (v) imitate uncritically and in every aspect
  5. (v) represent in or produce a caricature of

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Not much to go ape over in the new Planet of the Apes.
  2. Though he is often unjustly accused of it, Darwin never maintained that man is descended from creatures like modern apes or monkeys.
  3. It makes the killing of an ape a crime and bans their use in medical experiments, circuses, films and television commercials.

News

  1. Bonobo ape born at Memphis Zoo

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Zoo says a bonobo ape was born there on Mother's Day. The zoo said Tuesday that the bonobo was born to parents "Kiri" and "Mofana" on May 12, but the sex of the baby is not yet known. Zookeepers and veterinarians will determine the sex of the youngster in coming weeks. Bonobos are a member of the greater ape family and look similar to chimpanzees. Matt Thompson ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WDEF Chattanooga

  2. NEWS: Retro Studios Had a Hard Time Deciding Between Making a New Donkey Kong or Metroid Title

    The ape beat out the bounty hunter. Michael Kelbaugh from Retro Studios says that it was hard to decide between making a new Metroid or Donkey Kong game. Revealed in a tweet by an ONM writer, Donkey Kong was chosen because Retro felt they had unfinished business with the franchise. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is one of this year's Wii U tent-pole games and a follow up to Retro's Donkey ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Nintendo World Report

  3. Memphis zoo has rare ape

    The Memphis Zoo says a bonobo ape was born there on Mother's Day.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WCYB 5 Tri-Cities

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Quotes

  1. "I can't think of anything that defines helplessness and fear more than a seal pup on the ice that can't swim or escape as it is approached by some cigarette-smoking ape with a club," Watson said in his release. "These men are sadistic baby...
    on Apr 2, 2008 By: Paul Watson Source: 570 News

  2. "It's another foolish attempt to ape an American practice that is generally mocked," said Paul Flynn, a Labour Party MP from Wales. "This is part of a fascination with America. But the adoration of the national flag in America strikes us as a...
    on Mar 11, 2008 By: Paul Flynn Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "If it was one of my players then I would be going absolutely ape. I'd be climbing the wall," Jones added.
    on Dec 9, 2009 By: Dave Jones Source: BBC Sport

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