cave dweller


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cave dweller

n.
One that dwells in a cave, especially a prehistoric human.

cave′-dwell′ing adj.

cave′ dwell`er


n.
1. a person, as a prehistoric human, living in a cave.
2. a person living in an apartment building.
[1860–65]
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Noun1.cave dweller - someone who lives in a cavecave dweller - someone who lives in a cave    
primitive, primitive person - a person who belongs to an early stage of civilization
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That afternoon we visited a REAL cave dweller, one of the last few remaining families who have eschewed brick-built houses in favour of more primitive abodes.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- A few months ago I commented in this column on how becoming a cave dweller had given me a whole new interest in the world of troglodytism.
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A cave dweller in the Outer Hebrides might have missed it, but few in the UK will have missed the media's current obsession with health, with hacks regularly blaming a food brand for the nation's chubbiness.
John's stint in isolation was inspired by fellow Arbroath man Willie Mill, who spent 15 years as a cave dweller in local cliffs in the 1940s.
It is frequently where the cave dweller displays items considered undesirable for display elsewhere in the home by their significant other.
Despite living in permanent darkness, this blind cave dweller still has its own quirky sense of rhythm.
But another cave dweller, Asadullah, who has an eight-member family, complained that he has not benefited from the assistance, though he claims to be the poorest person among in the area.
Socrates cave dweller, No more to endure shadow, But life to the full enjoyed.