Simple past tense and past participle of ape. (verb)
Examples of word aped
Totalitarianism is a subset of tyranny, and a rather small and rigidly definable subset; and all of its essential defining qualities are either inventions of the extreme Left, or aped from the extreme Left by liberty-hating nationalists.
The slick populism of the CSI franchise has been repeatedly aped in shows like Spooks, Hustle and Silent Witness.
Like the spurious bonus culture, fat cat pensions were aped by the public sector's senior managers.
Lily aped a pirouette and collapsed giggling onto Pop-pop's lap.
Just because something is not aped after the "Sex and the City" doesn't make it humourless. (and personally, I seldom thought SATC very funny) "Alias" did fairly well (and was written by a man, to boot) and was neither humorless nor rigid nor witless, though from a feminist perspective it had a few elements that were problematic.