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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All the remnants, collected from the Himalayas and Tibetan Plateau, were claimed to be evidence for the existence of the Abominable Snowman or Yeti.
Scientists said on Tuesday that genetic analysis of nine bone, tooth, skin, hair and fecal samples from museum and private collections attributed to the yeti, also called the Abominable Snowman, found that eight came from Asian black bears, Himalayan brown bears or Tibetan brown bears and one came from a dog.
Paris: Legend-slaying scientists on Wednesday dismantled the myth of the abominable snowman, the towering yet furtive half-human rumoured for centuries to inhabit inaccessible reaches of the Himalayas.
An international team of scientists, led by Charlotte Lindqvist, an evolutionary biologist at the State University of New York in Buffalo, recently submitted their findings to the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B after studying what had been claimed to be hair from an abominable snowman or yeti.
Nick Redfern is the author of 30 books on Bigfoot, lake monsters, the Abominable Snowman, and other unexplained phenomena.
AND my favourite TV chump Dr Mark Evans, the Alan Partridge of science, using DNA to prove the Abominable Snowman is a bear, on C4's Yeti: Myth, Man or Beast?
When he does, the monsters from Stine's novels come alive, including a vampire poodle, an abominable snowman and a werewolf.
He is helped (or should that be hindered) with his evil plans by Eugene, the cutest Abominable Snowman minion ever created and Mister 8, a multi-tasking octopus who can knit and hack the Internet at the same time
But somehow the motoring Yeti has transformed our perception of the abominable snowman as some sort of lovable, furry creature.
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