In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(prehistoric man)troglodita masculinocavernícola masculinohombre de las cavernas masculino
- But that is the nature of the beast - Folk Art has been around since cavemen / women painted their cave.
- His tools are as raw and primitive as a caveman's: extreme pace, muscle and not much else.
- I think of it as a bunch of cavemen sitting around inventing the wheel.
- They point to newly discovered prehistoric cave drawings (in S.W. France, no less) which reveal cavemen & cavewomen to be sensitive artists.
- We also have drawings in caves from the earliest cavemen showing various animal drawings in detail with unidentified flying objects above them.
- To illustrate the point, he told a story of a group of cavemen living in prehistoric times.
- The feeling is that cavemen used fire to keep themselves warm and smoked the food in the cave as they did it.
- I guess we are still not far away from our caveman ancestors.
- We must first realize, though, that there is a difference between the caveman lifestyle and our own.
- The key is to trigger the creatine ‘multiplier’ embedded in our DNA since our caveman past.
- In prehistoric times, when the first caveman consciously struck a musical note with a rock against metal, there was silence in the cave for a short time afterwards.
- Blame your beer belly on your caveman ancestors.
- Do you think guys used to drag off their women by the hair back in the caveman days?
- As we were talking, he joined in the loading of foliage onto the fire. There's something satisfyingly social about a fire. People are drawn to it as some primal gene kicks in taking us back to our caveman sensibilities.
- In the comments he compares the pleasure he gets from working his will on a recalcitrant domestic appliance to the triumph a caveman felt when slaying a mastodon.
- I don't know how good they taste, but cavemen hunted mammoth, so I'm guessing much of an elephant is edible.
- I don't think it's as simple as that, nor do I think the phenomenon is as modern as they seem to think (people have turned away from the pain of others since the cavemen first discovered fire, I suspect).
- This question reminds me of a cartoon of some cavemen pointing to another caveman and asking, ‘What's that guy done since he invented fire?’
- People have probably been turned on by this sort of thing since the first caveman saw the first cavewoman eat the first carbonated dinosaur.
- Stories of cavemen and other primitives were a popular genre at the time.
2coloquial, humorístico(brutish man)troglodita masculino coloquial humorístico
- However, I'd add that he's a caveman that embarrasses other cavemen.
- They've got a kind of caveman machismo in many ways, where the idea of possessing the woman and her beauty is widespread.
- I'd been just about to let him down gently when you came over with your caveman antics.
- They aren't always attracted to the hypermasculinized, bushy-eyebrowed, wide-jawed caveman type, flush with testosterone.
- A jealous pimp removes the caveman stud from the picture by employing Ben as a drug mule.
- They are gangs of obnoxious caveman throwbacks whose behaviour would put our Neolithic ancestors to shame, throwing empty cans of lager or, in some cases, vomiting.
- As for the caveman style headlines, I actually get a kick out of them sometimes.
- Her husband John - whose surname she adopted on their ninth wedding anniversary, in celebration of her ‘surrender’ - sits in on the interview, but shows no signs of domineering caveman tendencies.
- Tom got into a drunken caveman style fight and started lunging at one of our new friends, Gregor.
- It's difficult not to find the fact that I live in a province of cavemen depressing.
- That led to her declaration: ‘The cavemen have won!’
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