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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: prehensile (0.00906 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to prehensile.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: prehensile prehensile adj 1: adapted for grasping especially by wrapping around an object; “a monkey's prehensile tail” [ant: nonprehensile] 2: having a keen intellect; “poets--those gifted strangely prehensile men”- A.T.Quiller-Couch 3: immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth; “they are avaricious and will do anything for money”; “casting covetous eyes on his neighbor's fields”; “a grasping old miser”; “grasping commercialism”; “greedy for money and power”; “grew richer and greedier”; “prehensile employers stingy with raises for their employees” [syn: avaricious, covetous, grabby, grasping, greedy]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Prehensile Prehensile \Pre*hen"sile\, a. [L. prehensus, p. p. of prehendere to lay hold of, seize; pre- (equiv. to prae before) + hendere (in comp.), akin to E. get: cf. F. pr['e]hensile. See Get, and cf. Prison, Prize, n.] Adapted to seize or grasp; seizing; grasping; as, the prehensile tail of a monkey. [1913 Webster]


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