apery

[ ey-puh-ree ]
/ ˈeɪ pə ri /

noun, plural ap·er·ies.

apish behavior; mimicry.
a silly trick.

Origin of apery

First recorded in 1610–20; ape + -ery
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apery

/ (ˈeɪpərɪ) /

noun plural -eries

imitative behaviour; mimicry
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