[ ey-puh-ree ]
/ ˈeɪ pə ri /
noun, plural ap·er·ies.
apish behavior; mimicry.
a silly trick.
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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
British Dictionary definitions for apery
/ (ˈeɪpərɪ) /
noun plural -eries
imitative behaviour; mimicry
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