monkey bars

plural noun

Definition of monkey bars

: a three-dimensional framework of horizontal and vertical bars from which children can hang and swing

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First Known Use of monkey bars

1929


MONKEY BARS Defined for English Language Learners

monkey bars

noun

Definition of monkey bars for English Language Learners

  • : a frame of bars that children can play on by climbing and by swinging from one bar to the next one in the way that monkeys in a tree swing from branch to branch


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