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hanky-panky

Saltos de línea: hanky-panky
Pronunciación: /haŋkɪˈpaŋki
 
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Definición de hanky-panky en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun] informal , humorous
Behaviour, in particular sexual or legally dubious behaviour, considered improper but not seriously so: suspicions of financial hanky-panky
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Catching the spirit of the movie, we want to believe that you and the young cast indulged in all sorts of fantastic sexual hanky-panky.
  • How come the same people who call same-sex marriage immoral are so often up to their necks in heterosexual hanky-panky?
  • Which only goes to show that there's nothing better than a bit of sexual hanky-panky to divert the public from more serious matters.
Sinónimos
extramarital sex, infidelity, unfaithfulness, adultery, liaison, affair, fling
informal monkey business, shenanigans, carryings-on, carry-on, fooling around, playing around
British informal jiggery-pokery, monkey tricks
North American informal monkeyshines
formal fornication
archaic knavery

Origen

mid 19th century: perhaps an alteration of hokey-pokey.

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