a large, hairy, manlike animal reputed to live in the Himalayas
also called yeti
Origin of Abominable Snowmanuncertain or unknown; perhaps mistranslation of Tibet metch liengnii
A hairy humanlike animal purported to inhabit the snows of the high Himalaya Mountains. Also called yeti.
(plural abominable snowmen)
- (cryptozoology, often capitalized) A bearlike animal said to exist in the Himalayas.
- attributive form of abominable snowman, noun.