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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Mischievous or questionable tricks or pranks.

Usage examples (33)
  • Clearly, there have been monkeyshines going on in the Atlanta Public Schools.
  • I loves me some hippie monkeyshines and this little 1969 doped up doozy is a peach.
  • The Japanese media went bananas and every news program today of course had reports about the underground monkeyshines.
  • There will be a lot of poo-flinging monkeyshines ..... but when will that NOT be the case from these vote-suppressing folks? for more
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