monkey


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Synonyms for monkey

Synonyms for monkey

a person who is easily deceived or victimized

to handle something idly, ignorantly, or destructively

to move one's fingers or hands in a nervous or aimless fashion

Synonyms for monkey

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

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

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do random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly

References in classic literature ?
Therefore they followed Baloo and Bagheera and Mowgli through the jungle very quietly till it was time for the midday nap, and Mowgli, who was very much ashamed of himself, slept between the Panther and the Bear, resolving to have no more to do with the Monkey People.
The Bandar-log have taken him beyond the river to the monkey city--to the Cold Lairs.
One morning, as Prince Alphege's governess and her daughter were alone together, the little monkey sprang in through an open window.
One evening, as they sat by the fountain in the garden, the little monkey kept gazing at Zayda with such sad and loving eyes that she and her mother could not think what to make of it, and they were still more surprised when they saw big tears rolling down his cheeks.
The monkey was still there, in precisely the same attitude, as if it was sitting for its portrait.
I know it's just imagination, but the monkey seems to me to be climbing down from the wardrobe.
They're going to try to make the monkey climb, I believe.
Interest the monkey," the brown engineer interrupted.
I would sooner collect life red devils than liddle monkeys.
He haf seen der liddle monkeys killed in der woods, and he understood.
I was almost choked with the filthy stuff the monkey had crammed down my throat: but my dear little nurse picked it out of my mouth with a small needle, and then I fell a-vomiting, which gave me great relief.
I told his majesty, "that in Europe we had no monkeys, except such as were brought for curiosity from other places, and so small, that I could deal with a dozen of them together, if they presumed to attack me.
The officials began to laugh when they heard the Sultan's command, but as soon as they could speak they said, "Deign, your highness, to excuse our mirth, but those lines were not written by a man but by a monkey.
Hope he breaks her back for her," was his unholy wish; for he hated Sara intensely, desiring to be with the lions or elephants rather than dancing attendance on a cantankerous female monkey there was no reasoning with.
Some of the Monkeys seized the Tin Woodman and carried him through the air until they were over a country thickly covered with sharp rocks.