monkeyshine

noun
mon·​key·​shine | \ ˈməŋ-kē-ˌshīn How to pronounce monkeyshine (audio) \

Definition of monkeyshine

: mischievous or playful activity : prank usually used in pluralgrew tired of all the monkeyshines in his classroom

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hockey players who are known for their monkeyshines on and off the ice on the alert for paleontological monkeyshines ever since the unmasking of Piltdown man

First Known Use of monkeyshine

circa 1832, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of monkeyshine was circa 1832

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“Monkeyshine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monkeyshine. Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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monkeyshine

noun
mon·​key·​shine | \ ˈməŋ-kē-ˌshīn How to pronounce monkeyshine (audio) \

Kids Definition of monkeyshine

: prank usually used in pl.

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