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See definition of gorilla on Dictionary.com
  • as inanthropoid
  • as inathlete
  • as inhoodlum
  • as inmonkey
  • as inprimate
  • as insimian
  • as ingoon
  • as inthug

synonyms for gorilla

  • chimpanzee
  • gibbon
  • humanoid
  • monkey
  • orang
  • orangutan
  • primate
See also synonyms for: gorillalike
  • animal
  • competitor
  • contestant
  • jock
  • player
  • professional
  • sport
  • amateur
  • challenger
  • contender
  • jockey
  • shoulders
  • games player
  • iron person
  • muscle person
  • sportsperson
  • superjock
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How to use gorilla in a sentence

Francine Patterson is the animal psychologist who became famous for training Koko the gorilla to communicate using what she called “Gorilla Sign Language.”
SOLUTION TO EVAN BIRNHOLZ’S JAN. 31 POST MAGAZINE CROSSWORD, “THAT MAKES NO SENSE”EVAN BIRNHOLZJANUARY 31, 2021WASHINGTON POST
BlackRock, Wall Street’s 800-pound gorilla, is putting climate change risk at the center of its investing strategy.
FOR QUARTZ MEMBERS—FORCING WALL STREET TO FACE CLIMATE CHANGEKIRA BINDRIMJANUARY 14, 2021QUARTZ
The San Diego Zoo’s description of an October incident when gorillas in an exhibit got into a rumble and broke a layer of the window glass separating the animals from peopleEven the gorillas are sick of this year.
2020 IN QUOTES: ANGER, APOLOGIES AND REAL TALKRANDY DOTINGADECEMBER 30, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
He’s the 900-pound gorilla when it comes to the Republican Party.
EVEN IN DEFEAT, THE EMBERS OF TRUMPISM STILL BURN IN THE REPUBLICAN PARTYROBERT COSTA, PHILIP RUCKER, JOSH DAWSEYNOVEMBER 9, 2020WASHINGTON POST
As she imaged more and more, “I started to get a feel for the difference between human and gorilla hearts,” says Kutinsky.
WHEN PHYSICIANS AND VETERINARIANS TEAM UP, ALL SPECIES BENEFITLIZ DEVITTNOVEMBER 5, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
However, he notes, this new study is similar to the gorilla experiment.
YOU DON’T SEE AS MUCH COLOR AS YOU THINKBETHANY BROOKSHIREAUGUST 21, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Again, we have the fact that man possesses normally only twelve ribs, one less than is found in the gorilla and the chimpanzee.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
The young gorilla which was kept in captivity at Berlin became quite omnivorous in its diet.
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
It would be as useful to attempt to give the history of the gorilla as of man in the early stages of his progress.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
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WORDS RELATED TO GORILLA

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