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monkey

Synonyms of monkey in English:

noun

  • 1 the monkeys scampered up the trees
    simian, primate, ape
  • 2 you little monkey! See rascal
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    primatology the branch of zoology concerned with monkeys and apes

    Phrases

    make a monkey (out) of

    1
    she made a monkey out of Clark in front of his friends
    make someone look foolish, make a fool of, make a laughingstock of, ridicule, make fun of, poke fun at

    monkey with

    2
    don't monkey with those switches
    tamper with, fiddle with, interfere with, meddle with, tinker with, play with
    informal mess with

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