A robot, especially one made with some physical resemblance to a human.
, year = 1952
, date = July
, first = Mari
, last = Wolf
, authorlink =
, title = Robots of the World! Arise!
, url = http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/31611
, magazine =
, volume = 1
, issue = 3
, page = 76
, passage = It's crazy. They're swarming all over Carron City. They're stopping robots in the streets—household Robs, commercial Droids
, all of them. They just look at them, and then the others quit work and start off with them.
* 1976 , , Star Wars: From the Adventures of Luke Skywalker , New York: Ballantine Books,
* 1995 , J. D. Robb, Glory in Death , page 39:
- “These aren’t the ’droids you’re looking for,” Kenobi told him pleasantly.
- The bartender was a droid , as most were, but she doubted this one had been programmed to listen cheerfully to customers' hard luck stories.
* androides (dated)
A robot that is designed to look and act like a human (usually male)
* gynoid, fembot