(from Greek; anthrôpos, meaning human & morphé, meaning shape or form)
The attribution of human characteristics to inanimate objects, nonhuman animals, forces of nature, and other abstract concepts, such as love, beauty, etc.
In regards to nonhuman animals and humans, it is applied as ascribing human characteristics to nonhuman animals.
In the Furry
community, an anthropomorph is the most common the furries Role Play
to be. It is typically a human with an animal head and animal fur coat, although an anthropomorph can be anything that is an animal in human-like form.