adjective. resembling apes.
adjective. resembling human beings.
noun. any member of the suborder Anthropoidea including monkeys and apes and hominids.
- human foot
noun. person who resembles a nonhuman primate.
- Homo rhodesiensis
Sentences with anthropoid
Of the 11 families of primates, only apes and monkeys are anthropoid (meaning they have body structures very similar to humans).
2. Noun, singular or mass
This body shaped coffin is called an anthropoid coffin for its human shape.