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monkey meaning and definition

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Definition of monkey (noun)

  1. any of various long-tailed primates (excluding the prosimians)
  2. one who is playfully mischievous


Definition of monkey (verb)

  1. 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: fiddle, tamper
  2. do random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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