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aping

  1. present participle of ape

NounEdit

aping (plural apings)

  1. Foolish imitation or mimicry.
    • 1857, Augusta Johnstone, A woman's preachings for woman's practice (page 159)
      harmful apings of the better, and empty-headed apings of the worse

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CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

First attested in Antonio Pigafetta's Relazione del primo viaggio intorno al mondo—detailing the first circumnavigation of the world between 1519 and 1522.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: a‧ping

NounEdit

aping

  1. the cheek; the soft skin on each side of the face
  2. (figuratively) a surface
  3. either of the fleshy sides of a mango when sliced off and separated from the seed

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For quotations using this term, see Citations:aping.

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Lubuagan KalingaEdit

NounEdit

aping

  1. (anatomy) cheek