abominable snowman
noun Usage: often capitalized A&S Date: 1921 a mysterious creature with human or apelike characteristics reported to exist in the high Himalayas — called also yeti

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  • abominable snowman — 1921, translating Tibetan meetaoh kangmi …   Etymology dictionary

  • Abominable Snowman — ► NOUN ▪ the yeti …   English terms dictionary

  • Abominable Snowman — or yeti n. [? mistransl. of Tibet metch liengnii] a large, hairy, manlike animal reputed to live in the Himalayas: also called yeti …   English World dictionary

  • abominable snowman — noun a large hairy humanoid creature said to live in the Himalayas • Syn: ↑yeti • Hypernyms: ↑legendary creature * * * ↑abominable snowman * * * Aˌbominable ˈSnowman [Abominable Snowman] nou …   Useful english dictionary

  • abominable snowman — a.bominable snowman n a ↑yeti …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Abominable Snowman — noun (plural Abominable Snowmen) another term for yeti …   English new terms dictionary

  • Abominable Snowman — a legendary large, hairy, humanoid creature said to inhabit the Himalayas. Also called yeti. [1920 25; spurious trans. of a supposed Tibetan phrase metoh kangmi, prob. an erroneous rendering of Tibetan mi t om man bear and k ang mi snowfield man] …   Universalium

  • abominable-snowman — adjective noun …   Wiktionary

  • abominable snowman — noun A manlike or apelike animal said to exist in the Himalayas. Syn: yeti …   Wiktionary

  • Abominable Snowman — I yeti. II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. yeti, beast, creature. see monster …   English dictionary for students

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