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chimp

 (chĭmp)
n. Informal
A chimpanzee.

chimp

(tʃɪmp)
n
(Animals) informal short for chimpanzee

chimp

(tʃɪmp)

n.
a chimpanzee.
[1875–80; by shortening]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chimp - intelligent somewhat arboreal ape of equatorial African forestschimp - intelligent somewhat arboreal ape of equatorial African forests
great ape, pongid - any of the large anthropoid apes of the family Pongidae
genus Pan, Pan - chimpanzees; more closely related to Australopithecus than to other pongids
Pan troglodytes verus, western chimpanzee - masked or pale-faced chimpanzees of western Africa; distantly related to the eastern and central chimpanzees; possibly a distinct species
eastern chimpanzee, Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii - long-haired chimpanzees of east-central Africa; closely related to the central chimpanzees
central chimpanzee, Pan troglodytes troglodytes - black-faced chimpanzees of central Africa; closely related to eastern chimpanzees
bonobo, Pan paniscus, pygmy chimpanzee - small chimpanzee of swamp forests in Zaire; a threatened species
Translations

chimp

[ˈtʃɪmp] n (= chimpanzee) → chimpanzé m

chimp

(inf), chimpanzee
nSchimpanse m

chimp

[tʃɪmp] n (fam) → scimpanzé m inv
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