Definition of Baboonish

1. Adjective. Resembling a baboon.

Partainyms: Baboon



Definition of Baboonish

1. a. Like a baboon.

Definition of Baboonish

1. Adjective. Like a baboon. ¹

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Definition of Baboonish

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Baboonish

babish
babishly
babishness
babka
babkas
babkinite
bablah
bablahs
baboo
babool
babools
baboon
babooneries
baboonery
baboonish (current term)
baboonlike
baboons
baboos
baboosh
babooshes
babooshka
babooshkas
babouche
babouches
baboushka
baboushkas
babu
babuche
babuches

Literary usage of Baboonish

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1. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1886)
"... no other satisfaction than might be derived from a series of baboonish chuckles and grins, and a repetition of the words, " Medicine—big medicine ! ..."

2. The Literature of Roguery by Frank Wadleigh Chandler (1907)
"But Hitchin is so insistent upon his own virtue as well as upon the vice of "his skittish and baboonish majesty," Jonathan Wild, that he awakes suspicion, ..."

3. John Webster: The Periods of His Work As Determined by His Relations to the by Elmer Edgar Stoll (1905)
"... the sam,e baboonish creatures drawn,4 the same intolerable atmosphere of corruption, ghoulish humor,5 prurient railing, and satiric characterization,6 ..."

4. The Gentleman's Magazine (1839)
"... shrewdness, and profligacy, conveyed in the bols of a mischievous, baboonish playfulness. Dec. 18. Called and chatted with CD He mentioned the bril but ..."

5. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1870)
"Monkeys, indeed, do not speak, but there is a baboonish grotesqueness in vituperation which discloses an utter deficiency of moral sense. ..."

6. Gilbert and Sullivan and Their Operas: With Recollections and Anecdotes of D by François Cellier, Cunningham Bridgeman (1914)
"... that delightful comedy scene between Phoebe Meryll and Wilfred Shadbolt, the baboonish jailer. Phoebe, in order to secure the keys of the cell in which ..."

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