Definitions

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  • adjective That moves by the use of limbs; especially by swinging through the trees using the arms
  • verb Present participle of brachiate.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • What we simian, brachiating, favourite-spanner-dragging hardware types call ‘not man enough for the job’.

    Blatancy Award

  • What we simian, brachiating, favourite-spanner-dragging hardware types call ‘not man enough for the job’.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • Other David Attenborough classics from YouTube: hermaphroditic Leopard slugs mating while suspended by a twisted rope of their own comingled slug mucus, superb male Lyrebird audio mimicry camera shutters, car alarms, chainsaws in order to attract a female to admire his plumage, Capercaille mating display, brachiating Gibbons in the forests of Borneo, scary bat-hunting centipede, red Christmas Island crabs spawning by the millions.

    The world curated by David Attenborough | Letter Never Sent

  • His arms and upper lip were so long that I suspected he might enjoy brachiating now and then.

    Analog Science Fiction and Fact

  • Methuselah was brachiating madly through the cage screaming as only a rhesus can scream.

    The Hunger

  • Methuselah was brachiating madly through the cage screaming as only a rhesus can scream.

    The Hunger

  • Methuselah was brachiating madly through the cage screaming as only a rhesus can scream.

    The Hunger

  • Methuselah was brachiating madly through the cage screaming as only a rhesus can scream.

    The Hunger

  • Halrloprillalar's people must be closer to their brachiating past than Earth's people.

    The Ringworld Engineers

  • Halrloprillalar's people must be closer to their brachiating past than Earth's people.

    The Ringworld Engineers

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