anthropoid

Part of speech: noun

An anthropoid ape.

Part of speech: adjective

Somewhat like a human being in form; manlike.

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Usage examples "anthropoid":

  1. The anthropoid apes have in common with man many characters which are not present in the lower Old World monkeys. - "Darwin and Modern Science", A.C. Seward and Others.
  2. Bentley would never forget the horror of that grim awakening, in which he had found himself walking on bent knuckles, his voice the fighting bellow of a giant anthropoid. - "The Mind Master", Arthur J. Burks.
  3. Suppose, Tyler, he said, that you wakened from a nightmare and looked into a mirror to discover that you were an anthropoid ape? - "The Mind Master", Arthur J. Burks.