HyperDic: monkey

English > 4 senses of the word monkey:
NOUNanimalmonkeyany of various long-tailed primates (excluding the prosimians)
person monkey, imp, scamp, rascal, rapscallion, scalawag, scallywagone who is playfully mischievous
VERBcontactmonkey, tamper, fiddleplay around with or alter or falsify / falsify / falsify, usually secretively or dishonestly
contactmonkey, putter, mess around, potter, tinker, monkey around, muck about, muck arounddo random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly
monkey > pronunciation
Soundsmah'ngkiy
Rhymesachy ... yucky: 142 rhymes with kiy...
English > monkey: 4 senses > noun 1, animal
MeaningAny of various long-tailed primates (excluding the prosimians).
NarrowerNew World monkey, platyrrhine, platyrrhinianhairy-faced arboreal monkeys having widely separated nostrils and long usually prehensile tails
Old World monkey, catarrhineOf Africa or Arabia or Asia
BroaderprimateAny placental mammal of the order Primates
Spanishmico, mono, simio
Catalanmico, simi
English > monkey: 4 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningOne who is playfully mischievous.
Synonymsimp, scamp, rascal, rapscallion, scalawag, scallywag
Narrowerterror, brat, little terror, holy terrorA very troublesome child
Broaderchild, kid, youngster, minor, shaver, nipper, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, fry, nestlingA young person of either sex
Spanishbicho, diablillo, mocoso, pícaro, pillo
Catalandiabló, entremaliat, mocós, pillet, trapella
Verbsmonkeyplay around with or alter or falsify / falsify / falsify, usually secretively or dishonestly
English > monkey: 4 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningplay around with or alter or falsify / falsify / falsify, usually secretively or dishonestly.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymstamper, fiddle
Broadermanipulatehold something in one's hands and move it
Spanishmanipular, trucar
Nounsmonkeyone who is playfully mischievous
English > monkey: 4 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningDo random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsputter, mess around, potter, tinker, monkey around, muck about, muck around
Narrowerpuddlemess around, as in a liquid / liquid or paste
BroaderworkExert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity
Spanishentretenerse

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