American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A prehistoric or primitive human living in caves.
- n. Informal A man who is crude or brutal, especially toward women.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as cave-dweller, 1.
- n. An early human or closely related species, popularly held to reside in caves.
- n. informal, figuratively, pejorative A brutish or savage person.
- n. informal, figuratively, pejorative A man with old fashioned or backward opinions, particularly with regard to women.
- n. someone who lives in a cave
- From cave + man, based on the supposition that early humans dwelt in caves. (Wiktionary)
“And my first job as caveman is to hunt the dinosaur known as Kochasaurus.”
“Attention, evolutionary psychologists: Evopsych researchers assume that back in caveman days we evolved various mental modules.”
“Then they lay that directly on the embers, a kind of grilling I call caveman-style grilling.”
“(Toni L. Sandys - The Washington Post) Summing up last night's 3-2 shootout loss to the Devils in short, caveman-style sentences: Goalies good.”
“Progressaurus Rex says: yes, great analysis, warren. for a caveman, that is.”
“Do you think that a caveman is the only type of person that mainstream America can make fun without being either racist or self-deprocating?”
“Also known as the caveman diet, the regime frowns on carbohydrate-laden foods like bread and cereal, and modern-day adherents eat only lean meat, vegetables and fruit.”
“That would be like saying a caveman is a slave to hunting.”
“It was stuffed with straw and moss for padding (the caveman was a long distant relative of Dr Scholl's).”
“I also believe that the caveman is the worst advertising idea in the history of the world, but they continue to be on TV, so it's pretty obvious that I've been wrong before.”
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A list of compound derogatory names such as gapeseed, muckworm and lickspittle. Your one-word contributions to this list are welcome.
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An extensive list I have been working on for quite some time. Feel free to add more of the kind if you miss any.
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Everything that contains a man in it
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