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monkey US English

A small to medium-sized primate that typically has a long tail, most kinds of which live in trees in tropical countries

monkey US Thesaurus

the monkeys scampered up the trees

code monkey US English

A computer programmer, especially an inexperienced or unskillful one

leaf monkey US English

A leaf-eating, arboreal Asian monkey that is related to the langurs

mona monkey US English

A West African guenon that has a bluish-gray face with a pink muzzle. The female has a distinctive moaning call

monkey bars US English

A piece of playground equipment consisting of a horizontally mounted overhead ladder, from which children may swing

monkey nut US English

A peanut

monkey rope US English

A liana

monkey suit US English

A man’s evening dress or formal suit

owl monkey US English

Another term for douroucouli.

brass monkey US English

Used in phrases to refer to extremely cold weather

Diana monkey US English

A West African monkey that has a black face with a white crescent on the forehead

grease monkey US English

A mechanic

green monkey US English

A common African guenon with greenish-brown upper parts and a black face

monkey bread US English

The baobab tree or its fruit

monkey flower US English

A plant of boggy ground, having yellow or red tubular, often spotted flowers

monkey jacket US English

A short, close-fitting jacket worn by sailors or waiters or by officers in their mess

monkey orange US English

A small evergreen tree of warm climates, which bears a hard-shelled edible fruit with poisonous seeds

monkey puzzle US English

An evergreen coniferous tree with branches covered in spirals of tough, spiny, leaflike scales, native to Chile

monkey tricks US English

Mischievous behaviour

monkey wrench US English

An adjustable wrench with large jaws that has its adjusting screw contained in the handle

night monkey US English

Another term for douroucouli.

patas monkey US English

A central African guenon with reddish-brown fur, a black face, and a white mustache

powder monkey US English

A boy employed on a sailing warship to carry powder to the guns

rhesus monkey US English

A small brown macaque with red skin on the face and rump, native to southern Asia. It is often kept in captivity and is widely used in medical research

spider monkey US English

A South American monkey with very long limbs and a long prehensile tail

monkey business US English

Mischievous or deceitful behavior

owl-faced monkey US English

A guenon that has a black face with white and yellow markings and bright blue skin on the rump, living in the forests of central Africa

squirrel monkey US English

A small South American monkey with a nonprehensile tail, typically moving through trees by leaping

monkey business US Thesaurus

they better not try any monkey business when Ms. Bergdahl is around

proboscis monkey US English

A leaf-eating monkey native to the forests of Borneo, the male of which is twice the weight of the female and has a large pendulous nose

monkey's wedding US English

Simultaneous rain and sunshine

green monkey disease US English

Another term for Marburg disease.

woolly spider monkey US English

A large spider monkey with long thin limbs and tail, dense woolly fur, and a large protruding belly, native to the rain forests of southeastern Brazil

a monkey on one's back US English

A burdensome problem

make a monkey of someone US English

Humiliate someone by making them appear ridiculous

a monkey wrench in the works US English

A person or thing that prevents the successful implementation of a plan

douc langur US English

A langur with black, white, and orange fur, native to the tropical rainforests of SE Asia

douc monkey in douc langur US English

A langur with black, white, and orange fur, native to the tropical rainforests of SE Asia

titi US English

A small forest-dwelling monkey of South America

titi monkey in titi1 US English

A small forest-dwelling monkey of South America

bonnet macaque US English

A South Indian macaque with a bonnet-like tuft of hair on the head

bonnet monkey in bonnet macaque US English

A South Indian macaque with a bonnet-like tuft of hair on the head

grivet US English

A common African guenon with greenish-brown upper parts and a black face

grivet monkey in grivet US English

A common African guenon with greenish-brown upper parts and a black face

howler monkey in howler US English

A fruit-eating monkey with a prehensile tail and a loud howling call, native to the forests of tropical America

vervet US English

A common African guenon with greenish-brown upper parts and a black face


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