Thesaurus

monkey business

noun

Synonyms of monkey business

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About monkey business

Time Traveler for monkey business

Time Traveler

The first known use of monkey business was in 1835

See more words from the same year

Thesaurus Entries Near monkey business

monkey (around)

monkey business

monkeyed

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Monkey business.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/monkey%20business. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Great Words for Scrabble

  • scrabble tiles that read scrabble quiz
  • Which of the following Q-without-U words means the number five in cards or dice?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!