from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Baboonish behavior. (Marryat).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Baboonish behavior.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as babery, 1.
  • n. A collection of baboons.
  • n. Baboonish conduct or condition.


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