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monkeys (around)

verb
present tense third-person singular of monkey (around)

Synonyms & Antonyms of monkeys (around)

1 to engage in attention-getting playful or boisterous behavior
  • stop monkeying around in the house or you'll break something

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2 to spend time in aimless activity
  • would rather just monkey around instead of doing work

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“Monkeys (around).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/monkeys%20%28around%29. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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