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Abominable Snowman

Definition of the noun abominable snowman

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noun

  1. a large hairy humanoid creature said to live in the Himalayas
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonym of abominable snowman: yeti
    • more generic term: legendary creature = a monster that is unverifiable but popularly accepted as possibly factual

Characters

  1. Abominable Snowman is a fictional character in the Marvel Comics Universe. His first appearance was in Tales to Astonish #13.
  2. Abominable Snowman is a fictional character from the several Disney's films.
  3. Abominable Snowman is a fictional film character.

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  1. Abominable Snowman a.k.a. The Yeti or Abominable Snowman is an ape-like cryptid taller than an average human that is said to inhabit the Himalayan region of Nepal and Tibet. The names Yeti and Meh-Teh are commonly used by the people indigenous to the region, and are part of their history and mythology. Stories of the Yeti first emerged as a facet of Western popular culture in the 19th century.
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  2. The Abominable Snowman is a classic fictional creature appearing in fantasy literature and films of all sorts. He has appeared in everything from Marvel Comics to television's Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer to the Pixar film Monsters Inc. Action figures of this mythical character are not uncommon...

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Google previewPseudoscience: A Critical Encyclopedia (2009)

A Critical Encyclopedia by Brian Regal

Western interest in yeti was sparked in the 1920s when a garbling of the native word for the creature was translated as „Abominable Snowman.‰ In 1951, mountain climber Eric Shipton took a series of photographs of alleged yeti footprints in ...

Google previewLittle Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins (2014)

by Julia Cresswell

The name Abominable Snowman (or Yeti) was brought back by the 1921 Royal Geographical Society expedition to Mount Everest, which found mysterious footprints in the snow. It translates Tibetan Meetoh Gangmi. Yeti is from Tibetan ...

Google previewBritannica Student Encyclopedia (2014)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc

More recent legendary creatures are the Abominable Snowman and Bigfoot. The Abominable Snowman, or yeti, is a monster thought to live in the Himalayan mountain range. Reports of the monster are based mostly on mysterious markings in ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of the Esoteric (2004)

3000 Entries on the Mystical and Occult Traditions by Nevill Drury

Abominable Snowman A legendary creature who, according to local folldore, stalks the snow-covered slopes of the Himalayas. Regarded with horror by the Sherpas, the abominable snowman is said to be a half- animal and half-human ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (1996)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

abominable 6 cursed, horrid, odious 7 hateful 8 accursed, hateable 9 abhorrent, loathsome, offensive, repugnant, revolting 10 detestable abominable snowman 4yeti abominate 4 damn, hate 5 abhor, curse 6 detest, ...

Google previewAdvanced Learners' Dictionary (1998)

by Martin H. Manser, Turton, Nigel D. Turton

abomination n abominable snowman yeti.

Google previewChambers School Dictionary

abolition noun abolitionist someone who tries to put an end to something, especially slavery abominable adjective 1 hateful 2 very bad, terrible □ the Abominable Snowman a large animal believed to exist in the Himalayas ((ilso called.

Google previewSchool Dictionary (1995)

by C. M. Schwarz

the Abominable Snowman (also Yeti) a large animal which may exist in the Himalayas. aborigines ab-or-ijin-fz, noun plural the original or native inhabitants of a country (esp Australia). - ad/ecuve aboriginal. abort verb (of a plan etc) to come to ...

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