verb (used with object), aped, ap·ing.
Words nearby ape
Idioms for ape
Origin of ape
OTHER WORDS FROM apeape·like, adjective
Examples from the Web for aped
There is an air about them that is aped and copied, but it is not hard to distinguish the real from the imitation.My Wonderful Visit|Charlie Chaplin
Lily aped the manners of girls who had long since graduated from school and were flashy in their dress and manners.The Girls of Central High on the Stage|Gertrude W. Morrison
His foible was omnipotence, and he aped the gods of Greece in turn.
She was by no means attractive, and in her dress she aped somewhat the man.The Life of a Celebrated Buccaneer|Richard Clynton
On a small scale, he aped the manners subsequently adopted by Yakoob Beg.The Life of Yakoob Beg|Demetrius Boulger