humanoid

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English[edit]

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human +‎ -oid

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humanoid (comparative more humanoid, superlative most humanoid)

  1. Having the appearance or characteristics of a human; being anthropomorphic under some criteria (physical, mental, genetical, ethological, ethical etc.).
    • 1967, Robert Brown, Star Trek, The Alternative Factor, season 1, episode 27:
      That's how I came to be down there, Captain, pursuing the devil's own spawn, a thing I've chased across the universe. He's humanoid outside, but inside, he's a hideous, murdering monster. I'll get him, Captain. I swear it.

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humanoid (plural humanoids)

  1. A being having the appearance or characteristics of a human.

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Czech[edit]

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humanoid m

  1. humanoid (a being having the appearance or characteristics of a human)
    • 1991, Josef Pecinovský, Abbey Road:
      Rozmnožovací pud byl u tohoto druhu humanoidů neobyčejně silně vyvinut a za ty milióny let, co uplynuly od doby, kdy první z nich použil kyje jako zbraně, proti němu nezmohly nic ani takové zákeřné rány jako epidemie, zemětřesení, [...]
    • 1992, Ivan Kmínek, Ústřední kancelář vesmíru se neozývá:
      Mimochodem, nevíte o nějaké planetě humanoidů, kde bych ty krámy udal?

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Polish[edit]

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humanoid m anim

  1. humanoid

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