- apish behavior; mimicry.
- a silly trick.
Origin of apery
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Related Words for aperypastiche, impersonation, reflection, impression, clone, replica, reproduction, mimicry, parody, pretense, imitation, mockery, apery, caricature, camouflage, posture, mimesis, ringer, image, fake
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Historical Examples of apery
This spirit of imitation, sir, this spirit of mimicry and apery will be the ruin of our country.Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856, Vol. I (of 16)
Thomas Hart Benton
- imitative behaviour; mimicry
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