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Synonyms for monkey
ˈmʌŋ kimon·key

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Princeton's WordNet4.0 / 1 vote

  1. monkeynoun

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

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

  2. imp, scamp, monkey, rascal, rapscallion, scalawag, scallywagverb

    one who is playfully mischievous

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

  3. tamper, fiddle, monkeyverb

    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 aroundverb

    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

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  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 Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. monkeynoun

    Synonyms:
    APE

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "monkey":

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

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How to use monkey in a sentence?

  1. Proverb:

    The monkey looks into the mirror and sees a gazelle.

  2. Jane Goodall:

    I think it's going to be a very lucky year for all of us who care about monkeys, apes, primates and animals in general but particularly the primates, and I hope that it will be a year where we can really draw attention to the wonderful monkeys and apes of China and the rest of Asia because they badly need our help, we really need to step up conservation. And what better time to do it than the Year of the Monkey.

  3. Detective Rick Lowe:

    It’s my first time ever recovering a monkey from a prostitute.

  4. The Manchester City midfielder:

    It's difficult to deal with that, as a sportsman, you want to finish the game but when you hear that [monkey chants], it breaks you. It's not easy to experience that.

  5. Dianna Finisecy:

    I'd hate to go out after 50 years and have that monkey on my back.


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