monkey bars

plural noun

Definition of monkey bars

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

Examples of monkey bars in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web However, this year Rat Race Dirty Weekend constructed monkey bars that are 138-meters long, breaking Nuclear’s record. Outside Online, 19 May 2015 In the clip, Ben jumps between a series of objects by using monkey bars to swing across. Georgia Slater, PEOPLE.com, 25 Apr. 2022 Was the child on the monkey bars sick with a stomach bug? Nikki Campo, Wired, 25 Feb. 2022 Kehlani is shown in a number of flowy looks across scenes, holding a book that appears to be on fire, hanging upside down from monkey bars, and leaning back across a staircase. Neena Rouhani, Billboard, 24 Feb. 2022 People have asked me in the store, at a car dealership, while running, and while doing pull-ups on monkey bars at a park. Joe Jackson, Outside Online, 11 Dec. 2020 New amenities being added to Cricket Park include swings, various climbing apparatus (monkey bars and balance beams combined) and a climbing structure that will look like a cricket. John Benson, cleveland, 11 Nov. 2021 The just-right tree branch or the monkey bars at your local playground can stand in as a pull-up bar. Washington Post, 6 Oct. 2021 Eventually, near the monkey bars once again, Zack finally reached his opponent. Joshua David Stein, Curbed, 8 July 2021 See More

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First Known Use of monkey bars

1929, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of monkey bars was in 1929

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Last Updated

24 May 2022

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“Monkey bars.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monkey%20bars. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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