neandertal Meaning, Definition & Usage
noun extinct robust human of Middle Paleolithic in Europe and western Asia
Homo sapiens neanderthalensis; Neanderthal man; Neanderthal; Neandertal man.
adjective relating to or belonging to or resembling Neanderthal man
- Neanderthal skull
adjective satellite ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance
boorish; neanderthal; loutish; oafish; swinish.
- was boorish and insensitive
- the loutish manners of a bully
- her stupid oafish husband
- aristocratic contempt for the swinish multitude
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