ape englannista suomeksi
A primate of the clade Hominoidea, generally larger than monkeys and distinguished from them by having no tail.
An uncivilized person.
To behave like an ape.
1847, Brontë|Emily Brontë, ''Wuthering Heights'', chapter XXI:
- But there’s this difference; one is gold put to the use of paving-stones, and the other is tin polished to ape a service of silver.
1961, J. A. Philip, "Mimesis in the ''Sophistês'' of Plato," ''Transactions and Proceedings of the American Philological Association'', vol. 92, p. 454,
- It is not conceived as a mere “aping” in externals nor as an enacting in the sense of assuming a foreign role.
(quote-book)|title=(w)|location=New York|publisher=Random House|isbn=9780399590450|page=180|passage=Every year a paper or a book appears, bemoaning the fate of economics and complaining about its attempts to ape physics.
''We were ape over the new look.''
''He went ape when he heard the bad news.''
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(non-gloss definition)" in speech.
An ape or monkey; a simian creature.
A gullible or foolish person.
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