Synonyms and Antonyms of monkeying
wildly playful or mischievous behavior
- All that monkeying was sure to end in someone or something getting hurt.
buffoonery, clownery, clowning, foolery, high jinks (also hijinks), horseplay, horsing around, monkey business, monkeyshine(s), roughhouse, roughhousing, shenanigan(s), skylarking, tomfoolery
childishness, clownishness, foolishness, funning, jesting, joking, nonsense, silliness, waggery
boisterousness, rambunctiousness, rowdiness, rowdyism, devilry (or deviltry), impishness, knavery, mischief, mischievousness, prankishness, rascality, roguery, roguishness, trickery
cavorting, frivolity, frolicking, gamboling (or gambolling), merrymaking, playfulness, revelry, roistering, romping, sporting, sportiveness