Definition of humanoid in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈhjuːmənɔɪd/


Having an appearance or character resembling that of a human: a small, green, and hideously warty humanoid figure
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  • On the heels of the storm came a group of humanoid figures who were covered in hair and had horns, apparently led by headless mages armed with red swords.
  • It was fascinating, as lanky and serpentine as a snake, but with humanoid characteristics.
  • Its front legs were almost twice as long as its hind legs, which gave it a vaguely humanoid appearance.


(Especially in science fiction) a being resembling a human in its shape: a three-eyed humanoid
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  • By this time they will have seen, I suppose, roughly 30,000 killings of humans, humanoids and beasts, half of which they will have carried out themselves.
  • According to anthropologists this is where man's ancestors, the first upright-walking humanoids, came into being some 3.5 million years ago.
  • These visitors also have with them some docile humanoids.

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