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."
CAVEMAN CONCEIT Right-thinking Kenyans are lost for words at the frightening aggression of men towards women.
Caveman Foods, a creator of paleo snacks, has debuted two new lines: Collagen Bars and Grain Free Granola Bars.
Caveman Dug (Redmayne) tries to attack the army and is unknowingly taken to Nooth's city where he's mistaken for a football player.
Austin, TX, May 10, 2018 --(PR.com)-- Over the last four years, Aaron Knight, also known as the Austin Caveman, has focused his culinary and nutritional fitness efforts on cleaning up the standard modern diet and teaching as many people as possible to heal their bodies through their daily nutritional intake.
EDDIE Redmayne has said playing a caveman in his latest film gave him "weird body issues".
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 in London, Redmayne told how he channelled his inner caveman.
It is 'caveman logic', we work, we earn and we use that to eat and clothe ourselves.
LARRY Lamb will survive in the jungle because he is "like a caveman", his TV presenter son George has revealed.