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monkey

noun

1 monkey

Any of various long-tailed primates (excluding the prosimians).

Roget 215: support, ground, foundation, base, basis; terra firma; bearing, fulcrum, bait [U.S.], caudex crib; point d'appui [Fr.], pou sto [Gr.], purchase footing, hold, ... show more

Roget 276: impulse, impulsion, impetus; momentum; push, pulsion, thrust, shove, jog, jolt, brunt, booming, boost [U.S.], throw; ... show more

Roget 846: ugliness etc. adj.; deformity, inelegance; acomia; disfigurement etc. (blemish) 848; want of symmetry, inconcinnity; distortion etc. ... show more

Roget 19: imitation; copying etc. v.; transcription; repetition, duplication, reduplication; quotation; reproduction; mimeograph, xerox, facsimile; ... show more

Dutch: aap
Polish: małpa



2 monkey

One who is playfully mischievous.

synonyms: imp, rapscallion, rascal, scalawag, scallywag, scamp.

Dutch: aap, apekop, apenkop, belhamel, bengel, blaag, boefje, deugniet, doerak, dondersteen ... show more
Polish: ananas, ancymon, gagatek, huncwot, półdiablę, urwipołeć, urwis, łapserdak, łobuz

verb

1 monkey

Play around with or alter or falsify, usually secretively or dishonestly.

synonyms: fiddle, tamper.

Dutch: manipuleren

2 monkey

Do random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly.

synonyms: mess around, monkey around, muck about, muck around, potter, putter, tinker.


Moby thesaurus: Cape polecat, Chiroptera, Irish, Lagomorpha, Primates, Rodentia, ape, ass, babe, bad temper, bantam, bar, bawbee, bear, boob, butt, byword, byword of reproach, cavy, chimp ... show more.

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