[hyoo-muh-noid or, often, yoo-]
- a humanoid being: to search for humanoids in outer space.
Origin of humanoid
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Examples from the Web for humanoid
Physiologically, the Lhari are—well, humanoid, if you like that better.The Colors of Space
Marion Zimmer Bradley
All the smart people on Terra, he explained, had Sheshan humanoid servants.The Cosmic Computer
Henry Beam Piper
Though he was humanoid, Earth had never seen creatures just like him.The Black Star Passes
John W Campbell
From that they derive the secondary assumption that humanoid types will be scarce.
While humanoid, the creature was very far indeed from being human.
- like a human being in appearance
- a being with human rather than anthropoid characteristics
- (in science fiction) a robot or creature resembling a human being
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Word Origin and History for humanoid
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