apishly
adverb see apish

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Apishly — Ap ish*ly, adv. In an apish manner; with servile imitation; foppishly. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • apishly — See apish. * * * …   Universalium

  • apishly — adverb In an apish manner; in the manner of an ape …   Wiktionary

  • apishly — adv. like an ape; in a silly manner, clownishly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • apishly — ap·ish·ly …   English syllables

  • apishly — adverb see apish …   Useful english dictionary

  • apish — apishly, adv. apishness, n. /ay pish/, adj. 1. having the qualities, appearance, or ways of an ape. 2. slavishly imitative. 3. foolishly affected; silly. [1525 35; APE + ISH1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Romanize — Ro man*ize, v. i. 1. To use Latin words and idioms. Apishly Romanizing. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To conform to Roman Catholic opinions, customs, or modes of speech. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • apish — adjective Date: circa 1527 resembling an ape: as a. extremely silly or affected < apish antics > b. given to slavish imitation • apishly adverb • apishness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • apishness — See apishly. * * * …   Universalium

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