- a humanoid being: to search for humanoids in outer space.
Origin of humanoid
Related Words for humanoidpersonal, hominoid, individual, animal, mortal, anthropoid, biped, hominid, anthropomorphic, anthropomorphous, civilized, fallible, fleshly, forgivable, anthropological, bipedal, creatural, ethological, hominine, humanistic
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Historical Examples of 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
While humanoid, the creature was very far indeed from being human.
From that they derive the secondary assumption that humanoid types will be scarce.
- 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