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Synonyms for monkey
ˈmʌŋ ki

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. monkey(noun)

    any of various long-tailed primates (excluding the prosimians)

    Synonyms:
    imp, rascal, rapscallion, scamp, scalawag, scallywag

  2. imp, scamp, monkey, rascal, rapscallion, scalawag, scallywag(verb)

    one who is playfully mischievous

    Synonyms:
    hob, varlet, imp, scamp, pixy, rogue, elf, rapscallion, knave, brownie, rascal, pixie, gremlin, scallywag, scalawag

  3. tamper, fiddle, monkey(verb)

    play around with or alter or falsify, usually secretively or dishonestly

    "Someone tampered with the documents on my desk"; "The reporter fiddle with the facts"

    Synonyms:
    shrink from, shirk, muck about, goldbrick, potter, play, monkey around, tinker, muck around, putter, toy, tamper, meddle, mess around, fiddle, diddle

  4. putter, mess around, potter, tinker, monkey, monkey around, muck about, muck around(verb)

    do random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly

    "The old lady is usually mucking about in her little house"

    Synonyms:
    fiddle, muck around, muck about, monkey around, tamper, putter, potter around, mess around, putter around, potter, tinker

Editors Contribution

  1. hanuman

    at the top branches of the tree, sits the macaques stirring back at me.

    on a marvellous visit to the rishikesh zoo in india, i fed the hanuman monkeys with ripe bananas.

    Submitted by greenwriter60 on March 24, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. monkey(n.)

    Synonyms:
    APE

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "monkey":

    ape, chimp, mono, monkeys, chimpanzee, apes, nigga, baboon, silvana, whip, primate

How to pronounce monkey?

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How to use monkey in a sentence?

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Monkey can make a long jump with his muscles; and man, with his wisdom!

  2. Aleister Crowley:

    It sometimes strikes me that the whole of science is a piece of impudence; that nature can afford to ignore our impertinent interference. If our monkey mischief should ever reach the point of blowing up the earth by decomposing an atom, and even annihilated the sun himself, I cannot really suppose that the universe would turn a hair.

  3. Proverb:

    These can never be true friends: Hope, dice, a prostitute, a robber, a cheat, a goldsmith, a monkey, a doctor, a distiller.

  4. Chuan Qin:

    No viral load was detected in these main tissues on [day five] after the monkey was exposed to the same dose of virus again, so, we think the coronavirus did not survive for a long time in the body.

  5. Matt Gaetz:

    I'm proud that a Florida sanctuary stepped up to give these monkeys a home, there's still much more work to be done to stop the government's monkey business in labs at the FDA and other agencies.

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