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synonyms for simian

  • anthropoid
  • chimpanzee
  • gorilla
  • monkey
  • orangutan
  • primate
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How to use simian in a sentence

Behind-the-canvas anecdotes are delicious, such as when “Candid Camera” host Allen Funt complained that Hirschfeld made him look like a simian.
AL HIRSCHFELD: DRAWING ENTERTAINERS WITH PEN AND INK, ELEGANCE AND WITMICHAEL CAVNAJULY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Professor Garner has studied simian speech so carefully that he is able to converse with Monkeys to a limited extent.
BIRDS AND ALL NATURE, VOL. IV, NO. 6, DECEMBER 1898VARIOUS
The manner in which the worn surface of the tooth slopes downwards and forwards has been claimed as another simian character.
PREHISTORIC MANW. L. H. DUCKWORTH
Do you think that the unrestrained performance of Jazz-music conduces to the moral betterment of the simian proletariat?
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 156, MAY 21, 1919.VARIOUS
About that God he writes his first paragraph, untroubled by any simian suspicions.
GREAT RALEGHHUGH DE SELINCOURT
Up the ladder scrambled, simian in agility, a tall and wiry man of middle age.
CURSEDGEORGE ALLAN ENGLAND
Say, you simian-faced subject of Hoch the Kaiser, can't you understand English?
THE MOTOR RANGERS THROUGH THE SIERRASMARVIN WEST
Actually thinks more about an old rascal of a Simian than a handful of plunks.
CHUMS OF THE CAMP FIRELAWRENCE J. LESLIE
This, however, cannot be looked upon as a race character, or as a tendency towards a simian type of leg.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 5VARIOUS
For, though he was brutal and snobbish and self-seeking and simian, he had a pious and a merry and a grateful heart.
THE ART OF LETTERSROBERT LYND
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WORDS RELATED TO SIMIAN

  • anthropoid
  • ape
  • baboon
  • chimpanzee
  • gorilla
  • imp
  • lemur
  • monk
  • orangutan
  • rascal
  • scamp
  • simian
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