- Boisterous fun: high jinks behind the wheel of a carMore example sentences
antics, pranks, larks, escapades, stunts, practical jokes, tricks, romps, frolics; fun, fun and games, skylarking, mischief, horseplay, silliness, foolish behaviour, tomfoolery, foolery, clowning, buffooneryBritish • informal monkey tricks, monkey businessNorth American • informal didoes• archaic harlequinades
- Dynamic duo Jackie Chan and Owen Wilson return for some more high jinks in this entertaining if fairly predictable action comedy sequel.
- Of course, teachers responded to his pranks and high jinks with wrath and hours of detention.
- Fears that two toddlers had gone missing from Leapfrog Nursery on Tuesday night turned out to be a case of high jinks when the children were found safe hiding in a cupboard.
late 17th century: see jink.