caveman


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cave·man

 (kāv′măn′)
n.
1. A prehistoric or primitive human living in caves.
2. Informal A man who is crude or ill-mannered, especially toward women.

caveman

(ˈkeɪvˌmæn)
n, pl -men
1. (Anthropology & Ethnology) a man of the Palaeolithic age; cave dweller
2. informal facetious a man who is primitive or brutal in behaviour, etc

caveman

A prehistoric human being who lived in a cave, especially in the Paleolithic Age.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.caveman - someone who lives in a cavecaveman - someone who lives in a cave    
primitive, primitive person - a person who belongs to an early stage of civilization
Translations
ساكِنُ الكُهوف
jeskynní člověk
hulemand
barlanglakó
steinaldarmaîur, hellisbúi
jaskynný človek
grottmänniska
mağara adamı

caveman

[ˈkeɪvmæn] N (cavemen (pl))
1. (Anthropology) → hombre m de las cavernas, cavernícola m, troglodita m; (more loosely) → hombre m prehistórico
2. (aggressively masculine) → machote m

caveman

[ˈkeɪvmæn] nhomme m des cavernescave painting npeinture f rupestre

caveman

[ˈkeɪvˌmæn] n (-men (pl)) → cavernicolo, uomo delle caverne

cave

(keiv) noun
a large natural hollow in rock or in the earth. The children explored the caves.
ˈcaveman (-mӕn) noun
in prehistoric times, a person who lived in a cave. Cavemen dressed in the skins of animals.
cave in
(of walls etc) to collapse.
References in classic literature ?
If the caveman had known how to laugh, history would have been different.
And there were editorials written in which he was called an enemy of society, possessed of the manners and culture of a caveman, a fomenter of wasteful business troubles, the destroyer of the city's prosperity in commerce and trade, an anarchist of dire menace; and one editorial gravely recommended that hanging would be a lesson to him and his ilk, and concluded with the fervent hope that some day his big motor-car would smash up and smash him with it.
Truly she was my woman, my mate-woman, fighting with me and for me as the mate of a caveman would have fought, all the primitive in her aroused, forgetful of her culture, hard under the softening civilization of the only life she had ever known.
Despite the Caveman's apparent disdain for the auto insurer's TV spots, GEICO's Caveman series of ads grabbed the attention and affection of thousands of Caveman fans around the country who created hundreds of Caveman blog sites.
Having recently been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, Angelo wants to create a retreat to help him cope with the news and become a 21st century caveman.
The fantasy story includes a randy count, a lecherous caveman, a peg-legged pirate who can dance joyfully, and a life-sized model horse on wheels.
Set at the dawn of time, when dinosaurs and woolly mammoths roamed the Earth, Early Man tells the story of how one plucky caveman unites his tribe against a mighty enemy and saves the day," the film-makers said.
The Caveman Rules of Survival: 3 Simple Rules Used By Our Brains to Keep Us Safe and Well is a self-help guide about subconscious impulses that humans have evolved with since the era of cavemen-and how these blind drives can harm one's life if not countered.
It's unclear whether the filling was self-applied or put in by some kind of caveman dentist.
RAQUEL Welsh probably started the caveman fashion back in 1967 when she appeared, wearing very little, in the film One Million Years BC.
City's Caveman gets to keep his spot welcoming visitors
The Paleo Diet also known as the Caveman, Stone Age or Hunter Gatherers' diet is an eating plan based on what the cavemen would have eaten.