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Origin of troglodyte
OTHER WORDS FROM troglodytetrog·lo·dyt·ic [trog-luh-dit-ik], /ˌtrɒg ləˈdɪt ɪk/, trog·lo·dyt·i·cal, adjectivetrog·lo·dyt·ism [trog-luh-dahy-tiz-uhm], /ˈtrɒg lə daɪˌtɪz əm/, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for troglodyte
Reactionary troglodyte Tea Party embraces the Constitution—says it means government wronging rights.P.J. O’Rourke: Who Really Actually Wants This Bill of Rights?|P. J. O’Rourke|April 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You need not be a right-wing troglodyte to see this as a regrettable consequence of progress.
The troglodyte would have clubbed Darling, and later, if the lady played tricks, he would have ended her in the same way.The Tigress|Anne Warner
This dim troglodyte industry was in truth the centre and mainspring of all industries, without which trade would stop.The Wanderings of a Spiritualist|Arthur Conan Doyle
The people have plenty of fowls, and they too obtain shelter in these Troglodyte habitations.
Images of gouged out earth, mole hills and a troglodyte's existence in the trenches of Verdun flickered across Bertrand's mind.The Land of Look Behind|Paul Cameron Brown
In the beginning there must have been in these cliffs natural caves occupied by our earliest troglodyte ancestors.The Car That Went Abroad|Albert Bigelow Paine