Definition of SHENANIGAN

usually shenanigans pl  playful, reckless behavior that is not intended to cause serious harm <students engaging in youthful shenanigans on the last day of school>
usually shenanigans pl  wildly playful or mischievous behavior <an act of vandalism that went way beyond the usual shenanigans at summer camp>
a clever often underhanded means to achieve an end <the street-corner huckster of pirated DVDs had all sorts of shenanigans to keep the cops off of his tail>

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up shenanigan? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More