caveman

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caveman

1. A strapping, often hirsute, man. Get one of those cavemen from the gym to help you move all this furniture!
2. A pejorative term for a man who lacks manners or refinement. That guy's a total caveman—he barely said hello to me and would only grunt in response to my questions.

caveman

n. a strong, virile man. He’s sort of a caveman, big and hairy.
References in classic literature ?
And there were editorials written in which he was called an enemy of society, possessed of the manners and culture of a caveman, a fomenter of wasteful business troubles, the destroyer of the city's prosperity in commerce and trade, an anarchist of dire menace; and one editorial gravely recommended that hanging would be a lesson to him and his ilk, and concluded with the fervent hope that some day his big motor-car would smash up and smash him with it.
Truly she was my woman, my mate-woman, fighting with me and for me as the mate of a caveman would have fought, all the primitive in her aroused, forgetful of her culture, hard under the softening civilization of the only life she had ever known.
In spite of change, men are still stuck in a caveman conquest-based mentality, which seeks to subdue fellow men and women a truly self-centred view of power.
EDDIE Redmayne has told how voicing a caveman in his latest film gave the Hollywood star "weird body issues".
EDDIE Redmayne has said playing a caveman in his latest film gave him "weird body issues".
It's like the person is a caveman and using a mobile phone for the first time.
Summary: Every human dwelling owes something to the primordial need for shelter that is associated with the stereotype of a caveman -- which is usually a synonym for a life with ample room for cultural refinement.
Jeremy said: "I've been eating like a caveman - lots of meat and fish, nuts and berries and no processed food at all.
SIL wo bJ SILVERSTONE'S wild and woolly weather couldn't be more appropriate as Jenson Button has been told to eat like a caveman if he wants to be a winner.
He said: "Shane has me on a caveman diet - steak and eggs for breakfast, then nuts and berries for snacks, lots of fruit - anything that a caveman would have eaten.
The top tip for 2009, then, seems to be: start life as a caveman. As per last week's space: cut the credit.
It looks as if turning a popular 30-second television advertisement into a 30-minute sitcom is not so easy a caveman could do it.
WHAT was it like to have sex with a caveman? Ask Miss Marple - she was there!
Circus: Naw, a caveman with a can of Krylon painting a naked lady on a cave wall.
When Barney falls over the edge of an old pit on the chalk Downs and tumbles through the roof of a hidden den, he sees a caveman, Stig, who has made his home on people's dumped rubbish.