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

Translation of monkey in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1
    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
    1.2 (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
1.1 (tamper with)
andar tocando
1.2 (cross) See examples: don't monkey with me!
¡no me tomes el pelo!

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