Apery



apish behavior; mimicry.
a silly trick.
Historical Examples

This spirit of imitation, sir, this spirit of mimicry and apery will be the ruin of our country.
Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856, Vol. I (of 16) Thomas Hart Benton

noun (pl) -eries
imitative behaviour; mimicry

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