having the qualities, appearance, or ways of an .
foolishly affected; silly.
But this apish monkey fashion of effeminate niceness, out upon it!
The Mermaid Series. Edited by H. Ellis. The best plays of the old dramatists. Thomas Dekker. Edited, with an introduction and notes by Ernest Rhys. Thomas Dekker
This could not be relaxed, for he was full of the most apish tricks.
The Stark Munro Letters J. Stark Munro
They got noisy, cheered every apish witticism of the lecturer—oh!
A Lost Cause Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
To the west the apish Atlanteans are beginning the long climb upward.
The Hyborian Age Robert E. Howard
He came shuffling forward with a hundred apish conges and chers milors, to express his happiness at seeing Lord Dalgarno again.
The Fortunes of Nigel Sir Walter Scott
Do you see how it imitates the divine in an apish sort of way?
Carmen Ariza Charles Francis Stocking
At fifteen or sixteen, she affected, both in dress and manners, to ape such of the quality as were most apish.
Clarissa Harlowe, Volume 9 (of 9) Samuel Richardson
His neck and shoulders were brutal, like those of some apish god.
The Man Who Was Thursday G. K. Chesterton
Thus he remained stale in his garments, sweaty in his accoutrements, with dirty hands and an apish face.
Droll Stories, Complete Honore de Balzac
Enough of this wretched life and murmuring and apish tricks.
Thoughts of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
resembling an ape
feeding on bees, as certain birds. adjective eating bees: apivorous birds
an interactive programming language having concise notations for operations on entire arrays of numbers and characters. Historical Examples APL beseeches Indras, loved by her, to make for her a beautiful and perfect (faultless, unimpeachable) skin. Zoological Mythology (Volume II) Angelo de Gubernatis We leave here next Wednesday for Elmira: we leave there APL. The Letters […]
apl2 language An APL extension from IBM with nested arrays. [“APL2 Programming: Language Reference”, IBM, Aug 1984. Order No. SH20-9227-0]. (1995-11-29)