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”).
Abominable-snowman Sentence Examples
You can play all kinds of supernatural beings like vampires and silly ghosts to secrets of the modern world like the abominable snowman and zombie rock stars, and I don't mean Keith Richards.
Finally, one of the easiest ways to look like the Grinch at Christmas is to purchase an abominable snowman costume, paint or dye it green, and then throw on a red jacket, a big belt and a classic Santa hat, and you are good to go.