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apish

[ey-pish] /ˈeɪ pɪʃ/
adjective
1.
having the qualities, appearance, or ways of an ape.
2.
slavishly imitative.
3.
foolishly affected; silly.
Origin
1525-1535
1525-35; ape + -ish1
Related forms
apishly, adverb
apishness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for apish

apish

/ˈeɪpɪʃ/
adjective
1.
stupid; foolish
2.
resembling an ape
3.
slavishly imitative
Derived Forms
apishly, adverb
apishness, noun
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