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See definition of gibbon on Dictionary.com
  • as inanthropoid
  • as inprimate

synonyms for gibbon

  • chimpanzee
  • gorilla
  • humanoid
  • monkey
  • orang
  • orangutan
  • primate
  • anthropoid
  • ape
  • baboon
  • chimpanzee
  • gorilla
  • human
  • lemur
  • man
  • monkey
  • orangutan
  • brachiator
  • cercopithecoid
  • great ape
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How to use gibbon in a sentence

Eventually, the scientists observed the gibbons crossing the bridge about as frequently as the animals had traveled that stretch of forest before the landslide.
A ROPE BRIDGE RESTORED A HIGHWAY THROUGH THE TREES FOR ENDANGERED GIBBONSCAROLYN WILKEOCTOBER 19, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Occasionally, gibbons scampered across without holding on with their upper limbs.
A ROPE BRIDGE RESTORED A HIGHWAY THROUGH THE TREES FOR ENDANGERED GIBBONSCAROLYN WILKEOCTOBER 19, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Though slow to adopt it, the gibbons increasingly traveled a bridge made of two ropes that was installed across the 15-meter gap, researchers report October 15 in Scientific Reports.
A ROPE BRIDGE RESTORED A HIGHWAY THROUGH THE TREES FOR ENDANGERED GIBBONSCAROLYN WILKEOCTOBER 19, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The tooth is the oldest known fossil from a gibbon ancestor, says Gilbert, of Hunter College at the City University of New York.
A STRAY MOLAR IS THE OLDEST KNOWN FOSSIL FROM AN ANCIENT GIBBONBRUCE BOWERSEPTEMBER 8, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Another famous man was born at Putney: Edward Gibbon, the historian.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
Gibbon was, in fine, exceedingly human, and his person was almost grotesque.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
Of the apes, though many can stand upright, the gibbon is the only one that attempts to walk in this position.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
Their motion is like that of the gibbon when in haste, a series of jumps or swings between the supporting arms.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
Their attitude is in all cases an approach toward the erect one, which posture is attained by the gibbon.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
It is shortest in the chimpanzee, somewhat longer in the gorilla, still longer in the orang, and remarkably long in the gibbon.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
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WORDS RELATED TO GIBBON

  • chimpanzee
  • gibbon
  • gorilla
  • humanoid
  • monkey
  • orang
  • orangutan
  • primate
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