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English Dictionary: Neanderthal by the DICT Development Group
2 results for Neanderthal
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance; "was boorish and insensitive"; "the loutish manners of a bully"; "her stupid oafish husband"; "aristocratic contempt for the swinish multitude"
    Synonym(s): boorish, loutish, neanderthal, neandertal, oafish, swinish
  2. relating to or belonging to or resembling Neanderthal man; "Neanderthal skull"
    Synonym(s): Neanderthal, Neanderthalian, Neandertal
  1. extinct robust human of Middle Paleolithic in Europe and western Asia
    Synonym(s): Neandertal man, Neanderthal man, Neandertal, Neanderthal, Homo sapiens neanderthalensis
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Neanderthal \Ne*an"der*thal`\, a. (Anthropol.)
      Of, pertaining to, or named from, the Neanderthal, a valley
      in the Rhine Province, in which were found parts of a
      skeleton of an early type of man. The skull is characterized
      by extreme dolichocephaly, flat, retreating forehead, with
      closed frontal sutures, and enormous superciliary ridges. The
      cranial capacity is estimated at about 1,220 cubic
      centimeters, being about midway between that of the
      {Pithecanthropus} and modern man. Hence, designating the
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