Apishness

apish

[ey-pish]
adjective
1.
having the qualities, appearance, or ways of an ape.
2.
slavishly imitative.
3.
foolishly affected; silly.

Origin:
1525–35; ape + -ish1

apishly, adverb
apishness, noun
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apish (ˈeɪpɪʃ)
 
adj
1.  stupid; foolish
2.  resembling an ape
3.  slavishly imitative
 
'apishly
 
adv
 
'apishness
 
n

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