abominable snowman


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abominable snowman

n.
A hairy humanlike animal purported to inhabit the snows of the high Himalaya Mountains. Also called yeti.

abominable snowman

n
(Non-European Myth & Legend) a large legendary manlike or apelike creature, alleged to inhabit the Himalayan Mountains. Also called: yeti
[a translation of Tibetan metohkangmi, from metoh foul + kangmi snowman]

yet•i

(ˈyɛt i)

n., pl. yet•is. (sometimes cap.)
a large, hairy, humanoid creature reputed to inhabit the Himalayas.
[1950–55; < Sherpa]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Abominable Snowman - a large hairy humanoid creature said to live in the Himalayasabominable snowman - a large hairy humanoid creature said to live in the Himalayas
legendary creature - a monster that is unverifiable but popularly accepted as possibly factual
Translations
abominable hombre de las nieves
lumimies
abominable homme des neiges
abominevole uomo delle nevi
Verschrikkelijke Sneeuwman
abominável homem das neves
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