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monkey

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  1. 1 a physiological need for certain drugs I've got this monkey on my back, and going to detox is the only way to get it off Synonyms dependence (also dependance), habit, jones [slang], addictionRelated Words alcoholism, heroinism, morphinism; habituation, tolerance

  2. 2 an appealingly mischievous person come back here, you little monkey! Synonyms devil, hellion, imp, mischief, scamp, rapscallion, rascal, rogue, urchinRelated Words cutup, larker, madcap, skylarker; ragamuffin; brat, disrupter, misbehaver, nuisance; juvenile delinquent; gamin, gamineNear Antonyms beast, boor, cad, churl, clown, creep, cretin, cur, heel, joker, louse, lout, skunk, snake, stinkard, stinker; knave, miscreant, reprobate, scalawag (or scallywag), scapegrace, scoundrel, varlet, villain


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