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humanoid

[ hyoo-muh-noid or, often, yoo- ]
/ ˈhyu məˌnɔɪd or, often, ˈyu- /
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adjective

having human characteristics or form; resembling human beings.

noun

a humanoid being: to search for humanoids in outer space.

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Origin of humanoid

First recorded in 1915–20; human + -oid
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British Dictionary definitions for humanoid

humanoid
/ (ˈhjuːməˌnɔɪd) /

adjective

like a human being in appearance

noun

a being with human rather than anthropoid characteristics
(in science fiction) a robot or creature resembling a human being
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