apelike apelike  /ˈeɪ ˌplaɪk/


  1. (adj) resembling apes
  2. (adj) being or given to servile imitation



  1. Eoanthropus dawsoni was the scientific name of this alleged missing link, and it would have been an extremely early example of a creature showing both human and apelike qualities.
  2. While possessing many apelike features, these early men were definitely human.
  3. The new Olduvai Gorge skeleton, however, suggests that Homo habilis was much smaller and more apelike than previously thought.


  • An apelike robot to explore the moon (pictures)

    With a sophisticated lower-limb system that incorporates a 43-point pressure-sensor array, the iStruct humanoid and apelike robot might be the next explorer to traverse the surfaces of distant planets.
    on July 24, 2013     Source: CNET

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