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An animal of a class of primates generally larger than monkeys and distinguished from them by having no tail
Wild; crazy

He went ape when he heard the bad news.

An uncivilised person
To imitate

It is not conceived as a mere “aping” in externals nor as an enacting in the sense of assuming a foreign role.

{v} to imitate as an ape, imitate, mimic
{n} a kind of monkey, mimic, simpleton, fool
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any of various primates with short tails or no tail at all
A group of applications designed to function across the entire enterprise (e g , SAP R/3)
person who resembles a non-human primate
represent in or produce a caricature of; "The drawing caricatured the President"
Abbreviation for available potential energy
someone who copies the words or behavior of another
an animal of the monkey tribe (1 Kings 10: 22; 2 Chr 9: 21) It was brought from India by the fleets of Solomon and Hiram, and was called by the Hebrews koph_, and by the Greeks _kepos, both words being just the Indian Tamil name of the monkey, kapi, i e , swift, nimble, active No species of ape has ever been found in Palestine or the adjacent regions
abbr Apterix
ape-like alien that looks a lot like the apes on Earth, only much bigger; up to 100 ft tall - called themselves the "Supreme Beings"; extremely intelligent and powerful - wanted to create the perfect body; responsible for creating many alien races
Adaptive Physical Education A specially designed physical education program for students who have difficulty meeting with success in the regular physical education program If student displays significantly delayed gross motor skills, i e , catching a ball, this skill would be developed through APE
Area of Potential Effect; geographical area established by the project team under Federal guidelines within which direct or indirect environmental effects could be expected to occur and to identify specific locations for further investigation and documentation (see also: section 4(f) )
"Area of Potential Effect"  A term used in Section 106 to describe the area in which historic resources may be affected by a federal undertaking
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common & pygmy chimpanzees (bonobos), gorillas, orang-utans and gibbons [3: The Great Ape Project - links ]; [3: Ape man at BBC Online ]
imitate uncritically and in every aspect; "Her little brother apes her behavior"
If you ape someone's speech or behaviour, you imitate it. Modelling yourself on someone you admire is not the same as aping all they say or do. = copy, imitate. Any of the tailless, anthropoid primates of two families: Hylobatidae (the lesser apes: gibbons and siamangs) and Pongidae (the great apes: chimpanzees, bonobos, orangutans, and gorillas). Apes are found in the tropical forests of western and central Africa and South Asia. They are distinguished from monkeys by having no tail, having an appendix, and having a more complex brain. Apes typically move about by swinging, and they tend to stand erect, occasionally walking on two feet. Highly intelligent animals, apes are more closely related to humans than are any other living primates. As a result of habitat destruction and hunting, all the apes are now regarded as endangered
Apes are chimpanzees, gorillas, and other animals in the same family
{i} monkey, simian
A quadrumanous mammal, esp
{f} mimic, imitate
The higher forms, the gorilla, chimpanzee, and ourang, are often called anthropoid apes or man apes
One who imitates servilely (in allusion to the manners of the ape); a mimic
The name is applied esp
to species of the genus Hylobates, and is sometimes used as a general term for all Quadrumana
To mimic, as an ape imitates human actions; to imitate or follow servilely or irrationally
any of various primates with short tails or no tail at all imitate uncritically and in every aspect; "Her little brother apes her behavior
of the family Simiadæ, having teeth of the same number and form as in man, and possessing neither a tail nor cheek pouches
A dupe
ape hangers
Any handlebars on a motorcycle positioned higher than the rider's shoulders
ape leader
An old maid; their punishment after death, for neglecting increase and multiply, will be, it is said, leading apes in hell. (1811 Dictionary of Vulgar Tongue)
ape diet
{i} diet consisting of soy protein and soluble fiber leafy green vegetables or nuts etc
hypothetical organism formerly thought to be intermediate between apes and human beings
a person assumed to have been raised by apes
Barbary ape
A tailless monkey, Macaca sylvanus, found on Gibraltar and in parts of north Africa
Skunk ape
a hominid creature allegedly inhabit the Southeastern United States
Similar to an ape in appearance or movement

The Nomad has his very house set on wheels; the Nomad, and in a still higher degree the Ape, are all for “liberty;” the privilege to flit continually is indispensable for them. Alas, in how many ways, does our humour, in this swift-rolling self-abrading Time, shew itself nomadic, apelike; mournful enough to him that looks on it with eyes!.

Resembling or characteristic of an ape
In an apish manner; in the manner of an ape
go ape
To become wildly excited or enthusiastic
great ape
An ape of the family Hominidae, having a mostly hairless face, hands with complex fingerprints, and flat fingernails. Includes the gorilla and chimpanzee (subfamily Homininae), and orangutan (subfamily Ponginae). Usage may vary to either include or exclude humans (members of Homininae subfamily)
naked ape
A human being

Humans are unique among the monkeys and apes in lacking a dense layer of hair covering their bodies.

Attributive form of naked ape, noun
{a} simple, silly, foppish, affected, wanton
{a} in an apish manner, foolishly, drolly
drive someone ape
(deyim) Excite someone to the point that he or she goes out of his or her mind; to drive someone crazy

You're driving me nuts with that kind of talk!.

being or given to servile imitation
Barbary ape
A tailless monkey (Macaca sylvana) of Gibraltar and northern Africa. Also called magot
Naked Ape
a book by Desmond Morris which examines similarities in the behaviour of humans and apes. The title is based on the fact that humans are the only type of ape which is not covered in hair (1967)
anthropoid ape
any tailless ape of the families Pongidae and Hylobatidae
past of ape
Given to servile imitation
{s} resembling an ape; uncouth, rude (of a person)
plural of ape
present participle of ape
{i} mimicking, imitating
Like an ape
{s} silly, clownish; apelike; imitative
Having the qualities of an ape; prone to imitate in a servile manner
Hence: Apelike; fantastically silly; foppish; affected; trifling
like an ape; in a silly manner, clownishly
In an apish manner; with servile imitation; foppishly
barbary ape
tailless macaque of rocky cliffs and forests of northwestern Africa and Gibraltar
dog ape
{i} male ape
go ape
become very angry, become furious and react violently; be extremely enthusiastic about something, be very excited about something
great ape
any of the large anthropoid apes of the family Pongidae
great ape
Any of various anthropoid apes of the family Pongidae, which includes the chimpanzees, gorillas, and orangutans
lesser ape
gibbons and siamangs
man ape
creature which has characteristics of both man and ape
sea ape
The thrasher shark
sea ape
{i} sea otter
sea ape
The sea otter
small ape
small monkey