Meaning of “chimpanzee” in the English Dictionary

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"chimpanzee" in British English

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chimpanzeenoun [ C ]

uk /ˌtʃɪm.pænˈziː/ us /ˌtʃɪm.pænˈziː/ informal chimp,

a small, very intelligent African ape with black or brown fur

(Definition of “chimpanzee” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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chimpanzeenoun [ C ]

us /ˌtʃɪm·pænˈzi/ short form chimp, /tʃɪmp/

an African ape (= animal related to monkeys) with black or brown fur

(Definition of “chimpanzee” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)