[ UK /mˈʌnki/ ]
[ US /ˈməŋki/ ]
  1. play around with or alter or falsify, usually secretively or dishonestly
    Someone tampered with the documents on my desk
    The reporter fiddle with the facts
  2. do random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly
    The old lady is usually mucking about in her little house
  1. one who is playfully mischievous
  2. any of various long-tailed primates (excluding the prosimians)
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How To Use monkey In A Sentence

  • I call him the little weasel, a little northern monkey. Times, Sunday Times
  • This white-naped mangabey monkey was born at The Bioparco Zoo in Rome, Italy, and is part of an international breeding program to keep the species alive.
  • It shows a stag hunt, accompanied by more unlikely woodland animals such as a monkey and a tortoise. Times, Sunday Times
  • It was the size of a monkey's fist and flew into the kitchen window with a thunk.
  • The city emerged from trusteeship under a new mayor, but he too cooked the books and monkeyed with zoning for his own ends.
  • It's almost too much to take in when some mischievous monkeys try to hitch a ride with us. The Sun
  • So I hied myself downtown to a famous pet shop named Trefflich's, where there was an entire floor filled with chattering squirrel monkeys. Jay Weston: Do Monkeys Make Good Pets?
  • The teacher suspected that there had been some monkey business going on in the class.
  • And the vervet monkey, Larry, they're in troops of 50 to 100 to 200.
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