monkeyshine

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

Definition of monkeyshine

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

Examples of monkeyshine in a Sentence

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 23 May. 2022.

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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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