Definition of high jinks in English:
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.
fun, fun and games, skylarking, mischief, horseplay, silliness, foolish behaviour, tomfoolery, foolery, clowning, buffoonery
British informal monkey tricks, monkey business
North American informal didoes
late 17th century: see jink.
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