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adjective uk   /niːˈæn.dəˌtɑːl/ us    /-dɚ-/
(of people or beliefs) very old-fashioned and not willing to change: He criticized what he described as the 'neanderthal tendencies' of the right wing of the party.Old or old-fashionedThe elderly disapproving (of people) rude or offensiveRude and cheekyRelating to sex and sexual desire
(Definition of neanderthal adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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