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See definition of troglodyte on Dictionary.com
  • as inreclining
  • as inbarbarian
  • as incave dweller
  • as inrecluse

synonyms for troglodyte

  • flat
  • leaning
  • loner
  • decumbent
  • recumbent
See also synonyms for: troglodytes / troglodytic
  • hermit
  • anchorite
  • ascetic
  • cenobite
  • eremite
  • monk
  • nun
  • solitaire
  • solitary

antonyms for troglodyte

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  • sitting
  • standing
  • humanitarian
  • sophisticate
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    How to use troglodyte in a sentence

    The troglodyte would have clubbed Darling, and later, if the lady played tricks, he would have ended her in the same way.
    THE TIGRESSANNE WARNER
    This dim troglodyte industry was in truth the centre and mainspring of all industries, without which trade would stop.
    THE WANDERINGS OF A SPIRITUALISTARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
    The people have plenty of fowls, and they too obtain shelter in these Troglodyte habitations.
    THE LAST JOURNALS OF DAVID LIVINGSTONE, IN CENTRAL AFRICA, FROM 1865 TO HIS DEATH, VOLUME I (OF 2), 1866-1868DAVID LIVINGSTONE
    Images of gouged out earth, mole hills and a troglodyte's existence in the trenches of Verdun flickered across Bertrand's mind.
    THE LAND OF LOOK BEHINDPAUL CAMERON BROWN
    In the beginning there must have been in these cliffs natural caves occupied by our earliest troglodyte ancestors.
    THE CAR THAT WENT ABROADALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
    How has he been able to content himself so long with such an abode, more suitable for a troglodyte or a monkey!
    THE SOLITARY OF JUAN FERNANDEZ, OR THE REAL ROBINSON CRUSOEJOSEPH XAVIER SAINTINE
    The tomtit, the wren, and the troglodyte mingle their voices.
    THE BIRDJULES MICHELET
    "He's no troglodyte, Han, I'm certain—" Merrick's wife said plaintively.
    TURNING POINTALFRED COPPEL
    Ancient authors, under the name of Sphinx, generally describe the ape, Simia troglodyte of Gmelin.
    THE GEOGRAPHY OF STRABO, VOLUME III (OF 3)STRABO
    There are the same wide basin, the same crumbling yellow cliffs, the same troglodyte villages, the same Nilotic-looking stream.
    NORTHERN SPAINEDGAR T. A. WIGRAM
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO TROGLODYTE

    • beast
    • bigot
    • boor
    • brute
    • clod
    • hooligan
    • hun
    • ignoramus
    • lout
    • monster
    • philistine
    • rascal
    • ruffian
    • troglodyte
    • vandal
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