a large animal like a monkey, with no tail
do sth in the same way as sb else, especially when it is not done very well
copy the way sb else behaves or talks, in order to make fun of them
"Her little brother apes her behavior"
"The drawing caricatured the President"
O sleep, thou ape of death.
出自：Cymbeline , Shakespeare
Every genius has his apes.
出自： Horace Walpole
The teenage boy went ape over his new car.