noun Informal.

1875–80; by shortening Unabridged
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chimp (tʃɪmp)
informal short for chimpanzee

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Example sentences
In the chimp study, tubes of peanut butter and frozen juice bars were used.
Group urges government to strictly limit chimp research.
Manipulative chimps often reach the upper echelon of chimp society.
On problem one below, the chimp should press the middle lever.
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