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Abominable Snowman Line breaks: Abom¦in|able Snow|man

Definition of Abominable Snowman in English:

noun (plural Abominable Snowmen)

A large hairy creature resembling a human or bear, said to live in the highest part of the Himalayas. Also called yeti.
Example sentences
  • Their logo is the famous footprint of the Abominable Snowman, not a figure commonly associated with tropical Calicut, but symbolic both of the leap of imagination they have undertaken and the ‘barefoot’ nature of their enterprise.
  • Three years ago at Muirfield, in third-round conditions better suited to the Abominable Snowman than tournament golf, Woods shot himself out of contention with an 81.
  • The Himalaya has its Abominable Snowman, or the Yeti.

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