Resembling man; -- applied especially to certain apes, as the ourang or gorilla.
- Resembling a human, especially in shape or outward appearance.
- Of or belonging to the group of great apes of the family Pongidae, which includes the gorilla, chimpanzee, and orangutan.
- Resembling or characteristic of an ape; apelike.
- An ape of the family Pongidae. Also called anthropoid ape.