Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having human characteristics or form.
  • n. A being having human form: "humanoids from some far-flung planet” ( Robert Brustein).
  • n. See android.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having the appearance or characteristics of a human.
  • n. A being having the appearance or characteristics of a human.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an automaton that resembles a human being

Etymologies

human +‎ -oid (Wiktionary)

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