Origin of simian
usage note for simian
OTHER WORDS FROM simiansim·i·an·i·ty [sim-ee-an-i-tee], /ˌsɪm iˈæn ɪ ti/, nounsub·sim·i·an, adjective
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How to use simian in a sentence
Behind-the-canvas anecdotes are delicious, such as when “Candid Camera” host Allen Funt complained that Hirschfeld made him look like a simian.Al Hirschfeld: Drawing entertainers with pen and ink, elegance and wit|Michael Cavna|July 30, 2021|Washington Post
But soon after they salvaged the illustrated simian, it was actually he who saved them.Curious George Escapes the Nazis|Jaimie Etkin|March 25, 2010|DAILY BEAST
After Justice and Simian won Best Video for “We Are Your Friends,” West crashed the stage with an “Aw, hell naw!”6 Classic Kanye Freakouts|The Daily Beast Video|September 14, 2009|DAILY BEAST
Professor Garner has studied simian speech so carefully that he is able to converse with Monkeys to a limited extent.
The manner in which the worn surface of the tooth slopes downwards and forwards has been claimed as another simian character.Prehistoric Man|W. L. H. Duckworth
Do you think that the unrestrained performance of Jazz-music conduces to the moral betterment of the simian proletariat?
About that God he writes his first paragraph, untroubled by any simian suspicions.Great Ralegh|Hugh De Selincourt
Up the ladder scrambled, simian in agility, a tall and wiry man of middle age.Cursed|George Allan England