Definitions

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  • n. Alternative form of orangutan.

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

  • n. large long-armed ape of Borneo and Sumatra having arboreal habits

Etymologies

From Malay orang utan. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The Miami D.A., a balding, orangutang-looking fellow with the nick-name “Fat Man,” though few knew why, took no prisoners as he wsaterboarded the local crimelords like they were Gitmo leftovers.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Creative Writing Assignment

  • Candida is one of the most despicable main characters in a continuing fumetti series, that's for sure, here is pic of Nadine holding her pet orangutang Phallus: 2. Maya De Rosales, The Mantis of Panama from the series Jolanka

    The Evil Women of Fumetti, top 5

  • Even though time is short, there is a theatrically-lit scene of the orangutang calmly insisting that he dresses himself in clothes, as he always did before his lifetime of performance, before going out into the world.

    Thursday (sob) Nov. 11 (sniff) – The Bleat.

  • Today I am at work, though I have the mental acuity of a drugged orangutang, or maybe a member of congress.

    2006 October « A Bird’s Nest

  • My bottlenose dolphin beat my orangutang for realism, but every animal had its shot.

    a recent letter. What do you think?

  • Mainspring was a great book up until about 3/4 of the way through when the love interest is an orangutang and the happy ending for the protagonist is living as a cripple in the jungle with more orangutangs. ps-those sex scenes were horrific Jay:

    A Month of Writers, Day Seventeen: Jay Lake « Whatever

  • And a side note, Acara means event (ph) in Malaysia and you guys know for the record that it is an orangutan and not orangutang.

    CNN Transcript Feb 25, 2006

  • And, um, Charles, you might lift your sights from cliched evolution-bashing JUST long enough to recognize what is, in fact, STILL happening to chimpanzee, gorilla, and orangutang populations as their habitat is destroyed by farmers and their bodies are butchered by poachers and sold as “bush meat.”

    Teach Both Sides. Really. - The Panda's Thumb

  • It is a big ole female orangutang called Sue, what has been captured in the jungles of Sumatra or someplace.

    Forrest Gump

  • There was this other orangutang in the exhibit, name of Doris, what was one of the finest-looking apes he had ever seed, an after a wile, they fell in love.

    Forrest Gump

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