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 ?
It was true, it was true,--that here in this huge city, with its stores of heaped-up wealth, human creatures might be hunted down and destroyed by the wild-beast powers of nature, just as truly as ever they were in the days of the cave men!
They are a noble-looking race, these cave men of Pellucidar, and if our progenitors were as they, the human race of the outer crust has deteriorated rather than improved with the march of the ages.
Our whole world is different, but people always like bowling," Mike Melone says, noting he's heard stories that the cave men bowled.
Even after paying heavy electricity bills every month, Sindh Government makes us live like cave men of dark ages.
He suggested that men were lost because they were trying to be 'sensitive cave men'.
There's something magnificent about the fact that, in a world of relentless electronic buzz and hum, in a world of stupefying technology, we still in essence choose who will lead us in a manner so simple that even cave men could master it.
We learn over one lifetime: Babies start throwing and get feedback." One reason humans are so good at throwing may be that for tens of thousands of years they relied heavily on hunting for survival."Hunting is a big part of the story," Venkadesan said."In the context of hunting, being fast and accurate is a challenging thing." Though we think of cave men hunting with spears, there is evidence that earlier hunting relied on throwing rocks.
The psychologist Robert Ornstein and the biologist Paul Ehrlich argued decades ago, in their book New World New Mind, that our minds had failed to keep up with the times -- that we were, in a sense, cave men and cave women, struggling to deal with modern problems, like nuclear annihilation, to which our minds were not suited.
Paleo diet is a diet that is similar to what cave men used to eat.
CAVE men hunters didn't need to tell the story about the one that got away - as the fish they caught really were whoppers, according to a new study by Swansea scientists.
Outnumbered by scores of bats, the cave toad's uncanny likeness to sculpture could be attributed to its deceptively inanimate state and to the sublimely disorienting situation instigated by "Cave Show." The series "reamends the rights of artists to make mistakes, currently, on the same order of magnitude as cave men." During the third expedition, in February 2014, the cave toad's hypnotic persona came to harmonize the group's collective imagination.
"They will be creating cave men chaos and pulling pre-historic pranks for all to enjoy.