Definition of high jinks in English:

high jinks

Syllabification: high jinks
Pronunciation: /ˈhī ˌjiNGks
 
/
(also hijinks)

noun

  • Boisterous fun: high jinks behind the wheel of a car
    More example sentences
    • 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.

Origin

late 17th century: see jink.

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