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monkey

noun

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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

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2 an appealingly mischievous person
  • come back here, you little monkey!

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monkey

verb

Synonyms of monkey (Entry 2 of 2)

as in mimic, ape

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The first known use of monkey was circa 1530

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monkey (around)

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“Monkey.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/monkey. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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