Abominable-snowman meaning

A hairy humanlike animal purported to inhabit the snows of the high Himalaya Mountains.
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A large, hairy, manlike animal living in the Himalayas.
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(cryptozoology, often capitalized) A bearlike animal said to exist in the Himalayas.
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Attributive form of abominable snowman, noun.
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Origin of abominable-snowman

  • First attested in 1921. Calque of Tibetan མི་སྡུག་གངས་མི (mi sdug gangs mi), from མི་སྡུག (mi sdug, “repulsive, unlovely, ugly, hideous”), and གངས་མི (gangs mi, “snowman”).

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