Acting stupid. If someone is monkeyish, he is acting stupid - but he's not.

My friend Chris acted monkeyish at the party last week.

Dictionary of american slang with examples. .

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  • monkeyish — adjective like a monkey …   Wiktionary

  • monkeyish — mon·key·ish …   English syllables

  • monkeyish — …   Useful english dictionary

  • monkey — monkeyish, adj. monkeyishly, adv. monkeyishness, n. /mung kee/, n., pl. monkeys, v., monkeyed, monkeying. n. 1. any mammal of the order Primates, including the guenons, macaques, langurs, and capuchins, but excluding humans, the anthropoid apes,… …   Universalium

  • monkey — noun (plural monkeys) 1》 a small to medium sized primate typically having a long tail and living in trees in tropical countries. [Families Cebidae and Callitrichidae (New World), and Cercopithecidae (Old World).] 2》 a mischievous person,… …   English new terms dictionary

  • monkey — n. & v. n. (pl. eys) 1 any of various New World and Old World primates esp. of the families Cebidae (including capuchins), Callitrichidae (including marmosets and tamarins), and Cercopithecidae (including baboons and apes). 2 a mischievous person …   Useful english dictionary

  • monkeyishly — adverb see monkeyish …   Useful english dictionary

  • monkeyishness — noun see monkeyish …   Useful english dictionary

  • monkey shine — noun (US sl) A monkeyish trick • • • Main Entry: ↑monkey …   Useful english dictionary

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