What does anthropoid mean?

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ˈæn θrəˌpɔɪdan·thro·poid

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. anthropoid, ape(noun)

    person who resembles a nonhuman primate

  2. anthropoid(adj)

    any member of the suborder Anthropoidea including monkeys and apes and hominids

  3. anthropoid, anthropoidal, apelike(adj)

    resembling apes

  4. anthropoid, manlike(adj)

    resembling human beings


  1. anthropoid(Noun)

    An anthropoid animal.

  2. anthropoid(Adjective)

    having characteristics of a human being, usually in terms of shape or appearance

  3. anthropoid(Adjective)

    having characteristics of an ape

Webster Dictionary

  1. Anthropoid(adj)

    resembling man; -- applied especially to certain apes, as the ourang or gorilla

  2. Anthropoid(noun)

    an anthropoid ape

  3. Origin: [Gr. 'a`nqrwpos man + -oid.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Anthropoid

    an′throp-oid, adj. in the form of or resembling man.—n. the anthropoid ape, the highest and most man-like monkey.—adj. An′thropoidal. [Gr. anthrōpos, man, eidos, form.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of anthropoid in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of anthropoid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of anthropoid in a Sentence

  1. Northern Irish actor Jamie Dornan:

    The first I learned of 'Operation Anthropoid' was when I read the script. I was blown away by it, playing a real person -- I think as an actor you are desperate to do that when you can if it's a story that moves you.

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