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  • 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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  • Compare the surgeon's grace inherent in Gosford Park to the soused baboonery of Prêt-à-Porter (1994), and you glimpse a restless and conflicted intelligence plunging into the combat of cultural intercourse without the benefit of superego.

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  • And the fact that women anywhere are willing to dignify such baboonery with a response infuriates me.

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  • This 'bloody baboonery', as the communists called the highly publicized police performance, was preceded by inspired press reports of evidence - more sensational than the notorious Zinoviev letter, - of a revolutionary plot directed from Moscow to prepare the way for the black republic.

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  • As far as many people are concerned your brand of loony left wing tribal politics is just as corrosive and harmful as the EDL's baboonery.

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  • You smiled with satisfaction when you saw how great the improvement was that baboonery had made toward manhood.

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  • Whilst the baboonery of fascism skipped and capered in Germany, Italy.

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  • With peace made with Germany on Haig's terms by mid-October, the British troops already in Russia have a German ally to help them to crush what Churchill calls "the foul baboonery of Bolshevism".

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