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gorilla/gəˈrɪlə/noun
pluralgorillas
gorilla
/gəˈrɪlə/
noun
pluralgorillas
Learner's definition of GORILLA  
[count]
: a type of very large ape that has black fur and that comes from Africa
— see picture at ape
informal  : a large, strong, and usually ugly or frightening man

800-pound gorilla

US, informal
: someone or something that is very powerful and difficult to control or ignore
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