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American English: /ˈməŋki/
British English: /ˈmʌŋki/

Translation of monkey in Spanish:


  • 1
    mono, (-na) (masculine, feminine)
    mico, (-ca) (masculine, feminine)
    brass monkey weather (British English) [slang]
    un frío que pela [colloquial]
    not to give a monkey'sthey don't/he doesn't give a monkey's (British English) [slang]
    les/le importa un rábano or un pepino or un pito [colloquial]
    to make a monkey (out) of somebody
    dejar a alguien en ridículo
  • 2 (mischievous child)
    diablillo, (-lla) (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Well, we've definitely heard of mischievous monkeys but Charlie is just cheeky, I think we can safely say.

Phrasal verbs

monkey about

(British English)
monkey around

monkey around

verb + adverb
stop monkeying around and get on with your work
déjate de tontear or payasear y ponte a trabajar
to monkey around with something
andar tocando algo

monkey with

verb + preposition + object
1 (tamper with)
andar tocando
2 (cross) don't monkey with me!
¡no me tomes el pelo!
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