Saturday, November 03, 2001
troglodyte noun [TROG-luh-dyt] A member of a primitive people that lived in caves, dens, or holes; a cave dweller.
Definitions for troglodyte
- A member of a primitive people that lived in caves, dens, or holes; a cave dweller.
- One who is regarded as reclusive, reactionary, out of date, or brutish.
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Citations for troglodyte
When the survivalists emerged blinking into the sunlight to restock their caves after the terror, my first reaction was to say, "Bless their dotty, troglodyte hearts."
. . .an admitted electronics-averse troglodyte like myself, who writes with a fountain pen, shaves with a mug and brush, grinds his own coffee and spends summers in a Maine fishing town where the nearest latte is 45 minutes away.