Synonyms
Etymology

1. gorilla

noun. ['gɝˈɪlə'] largest anthropoid ape; terrestrial and vegetarian; of forests of central west Africa.

Synonyms

  • mountain gorilla
  • great ape
  • pongid
  • genus Gorilla
  • Gorilla gorilla grauri
  • eastern lowland gorilla
  • silverback
  • Gorilla gorilla gorilla
  • Gorilla gorilla
  • western lowland gorilla

Etymology

  • Γόριλλαι (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Example sentences of the word gorilla


1. Noun, singular or mass
It is probably best known for the gorilla used in its advertising campaign, which ran for fifteen years.

Quotes containing the word gorilla


1. Success is a little like wrestling a gorilla. You don't quit when you're tired. You quit when the gorilla is tired.
- Robert Strauss

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