Until he got too ornery, Bubbles the chimpanzee resided at Hayvenhurst, as did the entire Jackson family.
As a friend once told me, “A chimpanzee could have made money in L.A. real estate—and many did.”
He clung to me like a chimpanzee baby with all four of his weakened limbs.
1738, from a Bantu language of Angola (cf. Tshiluba kivili-chimpenze "ape"). Short form chimp first attested 1877.