chimpanzeenoun [ C ]uk /ˌtʃɪm.pænˈziː/ us /ˌtʃɪm.pænˈziː/ informal chimp,
Examples from literature
- While many other animals, such as chimpanzees and dolphins, live in groups and communicate, scientists don’t know for certain whether they can talk and share complicated ideas.
- Both chimpanzee and orang are markedly contrasted with the fierce and gloomy gorilla.
- He reminds us how close we are of kin to the frolicsome chimpanzee.
- Man's brain is more complicated than that of the higher apes—gorilla, orang, and chimpanzee—and it is relatively larger.
- The anatomical structure of man is closely similar to that of the anthropoid apes—the gorilla, the orang, the chimpanzee, and the gibbon.
- There is a long gamut between the bushy-tailed, almost squirrel-like marmosets and the big-brained chimpanzee.