1. chimpanzee

noun. ['tʃɪmˈpænzi'] intelligent somewhat arboreal ape of equatorial African forests.


  • great ape
  • pongid
  • chimp
  • central chimpanzee
  • bonobo
  • Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii
  • western chimpanzee
  • Pan troglodytes troglodytes
  • Pan troglodytes verus
  • Pan
  • genus Pan
  • eastern chimpanzee
  • Pan paniscus
  • Pan troglodytes

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Rhymes with Chimpanzee

  • tanzi
  • tansy
  • tansey
  • pansy
  • manzi
  • lanzi
  • danzy

How do you pronounce chimpanzee?

Pronounce chimpanzee as ʧɪmˈpænzi.

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Sentences with chimpanzee

1. Noun, singular or mass
The chimpanzee begins weaning in his third year.

2. Adjective
Adolescent females can move around among various chimpanzee communities.

Quotes about chimpanzee

1. I guess I'm just an old mad scientist at bottom. Give me an underground laboratory, half a dozen atom-smashers, and a beautiful girl in a diaphanous veil waiting to be turned into a chimpanzee, and I care not who writes the nation's laws.
- S.J. Perelman

2. You can't teach calculus to a chimpanzee. So just share your banana.
- John Rachel, Blinders Keepers