shenanigan


shenanigan

noun

Definition of SHENANIGAN

1
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>
2
usually shenanigans pl  wildly playful or mischievous behavior <an act of vandalism that went way beyond the usual shenanigans at summer camp>
3
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>

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