Ape is defined as a primate that is large, lacks a tail, and has arms of great length.(noun)
An example of an ape is a chimpanzee.
The definition of an ape is someone who imitates others.(noun)
An example of an ape is a child who is copying another child's behaviors.
To ape is defined as to copy from someone or replicate their words, actions, behaviors or work.(verb)
An example of the word ape is when singer Britney Spears accused Christina Aguilera of imitating her musical style.
To go ape is defined as to be extremely excited about something either in a positive or violent way.(verb)
An example of someone going ape is a person at a concert for performer that she adores.
See ape in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OE apa; akin to Ger affe < Gmc *apan, prob. < OSlav opica
See ape in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English apa.
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