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monkeyshine

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noun mon·key·shine \ˈməŋ-kē-ˌshīn\

Definition of monkeyshine

  1. :  mischievous or playful activity :  prank —usually used in plural <grew tired of all the monkeyshines in his classroom>



Examples of monkeyshine in a sentence

  1. <hockey players who are known for their monkeyshines on and off the ice>

  2. <on the alert for paleontological monkeyshines ever since the unmasking of Piltdown man>



Circa 1832

First Known Use of monkeyshine

circa 1832

Rhymes with monkeyshine

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MONKEYSHINE Defined for Kids

monkeyshine

play
noun mon·key·shine \ˈməŋ-kē-ˌshīn\

Definition of monkeyshine for Students

  1. :  prank —usually used in pl.




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