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noun as in ape

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Behind-the-canvas anecdotes are delicious, such as when “Candid Camera” host Allen Funt complained that Hirschfeld made him look like a simian.

But soon after they salvaged the illustrated simian, it was actually he who saved them.

After Justice and Simian won Best Video for “We Are Your Friends,” West crashed the stage with an “Aw, hell naw!”

Professor Garner has studied simian speech so carefully that he is able to converse with Monkeys to a limited extent.

The manner in which the worn surface of the tooth slopes downwards and forwards has been claimed as another simian character.

Do you think that the unrestrained performance of Jazz-music conduces to the moral betterment of the simian proletariat?

About that God he writes his first paragraph, untroubled by any simian suspicions.

Up the ladder scrambled, simian in agility, a tall and wiry man of middle age.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to simian, such as: anthropoid, chimpanzee, gorilla, monkey, orangutan, and primate.

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