cave dweller

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cave dweller

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

cave′-dwell′ing adj.
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cave′ dwell`er

1. a person, as a prehistoric human, living in a cave.
2. a person living in an apartment building.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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"I would expect them of a Neanderthal cave dweller."
Going past them, the newly freed cave dweller eventually reaches the outside of the cave where he is blinded by the sun.
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her it some She which smuggling, What kind of knuckle-dragging cave dweller takes time out of his day (bet it was a man) to scrawl poison pen letters to Andy Murray's grandparents?
That afternoon we visited a real cave dweller. Bahar showed us around the home she shares with her husband and two sons, proudly pointing out the 150-year-old loom.
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Socrates cave dweller, No more to endure shadow, But life to the full enjoyed.
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