Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun ape

3 senses of ape

Sense 1
ape -- (any of various primates with short tails or no tail at all)
       => primate -- (any placental mammal of the order Primates; has good eyesight and flexible hands and feet)

Sense 2
copycat, imitator, emulator, ape, aper -- (someone who copies the words or behavior of another)
       => person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul -- (a human being; "there was too much for one person to do")

Sense 3
anthropoid, ape -- (person who resembles a nonhuman primate)
       => misfit -- (someone unable to adapt to their circumstances)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb ape

2 senses of ape

Sense 1
ape -- (imitate uncritically and in every aspect; "Her little brother apes her behavior")
       => imitate -- (appear like, as in behavior or appearance; "Life imitate art")

Sense 2
caricature, ape -- (represent in or produce a caricature of; "The drawing caricatured the President")
       => mock -- (imitate with mockery and derision; "The children mocked their handicapped classmate")

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