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anthro

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[ an-throh ]
/ ˈæn θroʊ /
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noun Informal.
anthropology: If I had wanted to major in anthro, I would have gone to a different school.
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Origin of anthro

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First recorded in 1925–30 ; by shortening

Other definitions for anthro (2 of 2)

anthro2
[ an-throh ]
/ ˈæn θroʊ /
Informal.

noun
an anthropomorphic creature or character: Her journal is filled with fanciful drawings of anthros.
adjective
anthropomorphic: Some of these anthro beings are too scary for small children.

Origin of anthro

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By shortening
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How to use anthro in a sentence

  • An injection of anthro-philomelitis must be given without loss of time.

    Once a Week|Alan Alexander Milne
  • "I'm an anthro-apologist, Hymie, like Mr. Kipling," the Captain said.

    Blind Man's Lantern|Allen Kim Lang
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