Translation of apish in Spanish:

apish

Pronunciation: /ˈeɪpɪʃ/

adj

  • 1.1 (like an ape) simiesco, como de simio
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    • Lately, he has taken to apish chest-thumping in proclaiming that various individuals are ‘ducking’ and ‘backing down’ from him.
    • Compared to our apish ancestors, which could run only short distances, we have a more balanced head, flatter face, and smaller teeth and nose.
    • But why did women - and men, for that matter - lose the apish fur that covered most of our bodies to begin with?
    1.2 (foolish) tonto, idiota
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    • But the plot and its apish qualities ultimately aren't very important.
    • In truth, he had suspected all his subordinates were just as apish as each other.

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