high jinks

noun plural \ˈhī-ˌjiŋks\

Definition of high jinks

  1. :  boisterous or rambunctious carryings-on :  carefree antics or horseplay

Examples of high jinks in a sentence

  1. <despite the team's dismal record, the players have won over many fans with their exuberant high jinks>

1825

First Known Use of high jinks

1825

Variants of high jinks

less commonly

\ˈhī-ˌjiŋks\

HIGH JINKS Defined for English Language Learners

high jinks

noun plural \ˈhī-ˌjiŋks\

Definition of high jinks for English Language Learners

  • : wild or playful behavior


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