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hanky–panky

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noun han·ky–pan·ky \ˌhaŋ-kē-ˈpaŋ-kē\

Simple Definition of hanky–panky

  • : sexual activity

  • : dishonest or suspicious activity

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of hanky–panky

  1. 1 :  questionable or underhanded activity

  2. 2 :  sexual dalliance

Origin of hanky–panky

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1841


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