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 ?
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.
If the caveman had known how to laugh, history would have been different.
EDDIE Redmayne has told how voicing a caveman in his latest film gave the Hollywood star "weird body issues".
Speaking at the film's world premiere, Redmayne told the Press Association how he channelled his inner caveman.
EDDIE Redmayne has said playing a caveman in his latest film gave him "weird body issues".
It's like the person is a caveman and using a mobile phone for the first time.
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.
Summary: Every human dwelling owes something to the primordial need for shelter that is associated with the stereotype of a caveman -- which is usually a synonym for a life with ample room for cultural refinement.
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