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Cave man   /keɪv mæn/   Listen
Cave man

noun
1.
Someone who lives in a cave.  Synonyms: cave dweller, caveman, troglodyte.






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"Cave man" Quotes from Famous Books



... Did the semi-mythical Cave Man (who is perhaps only a pseudo-scientific creation) on his return from a prehistoric hunt find his leafy spouse all in tears over her staglocythic house-cleaning, or the conduct of the youngest cave child? Did ...
— The Nervous Housewife • Abraham Myerson

... and bedding I returned to my lair, where after a meal of raw meat, to which I had now become quite accustomed, I dragged the bowlder before the entrance and curled myself upon a bed of grasses—a naked, primeval, cave man, as savagely primitive as my ...
— At the Earth's Core • Edgar Rice Burroughs

... furnishes enough of romance for me," he sometimes thought. "And, if I want to remain a civilized human being, I had better stick to the life in which I was brought up. I never suspected how much of a 'cave man' I was until I got into the heart of the primitive. Whew! Supposing I had killed Judd that afternoon! There were a few moments when it would have been a pleasure to have done it. Or supposing he had killed me! He wanted to, right enough. ...
— 'Smiles' - A Rose of the Cumberlands • Eliot H. Robinson

... thing, dearest of women! The old-fashioned, original cave man. Will you come quietly? There's a license bureau in the next village. Or shall I be obliged to ...
— The Gay Rebellion • Robert W. Chambers



Words linked to "Cave man" :   primitive, primitive person



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