Definition of Hijinks

1. Noun. Noisy and mischievous merrymaking.

Exact synonyms: High Jinks, High Jinx, Jinks
Generic synonyms: Conviviality, Jollification, Merrymaking
Language type: Plural, Plural Form



Definition of Hijinks

1. Noun. Tricky and/or humorous behaviour. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hijinks

1. mischievous fun [n]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hijinks

hijab
hijabed
hijabista
hijabistas
hijabless
hijabs
hijack
hijackable
hijacked
hijacker
hijackers
hijacking
hijackings
hijacks
hijiki
hijinks (current term)
hijinx
hijra
hijrah
hijrahs
hijras
hike
hike up
hikeathon
hikeathons
hiked
hiker
hikers
hikes
hikikomori

Literary usage of Hijinks

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1. Making Things Better: Competing in Manufacturing (1993)
"Most of the flying was left to barnstormers and stunt flyers, whose hijinks and appalling safety record did not help to commend aviation to serious research ..."

2. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"1979 up to their old hijinks, robbing, getting folks killed —Genevieve Stuttaford, Publishers Weekly, 2 Aug. 1976 would not be some folks' cup of tea ..."

3. Costa Rica Alive! by Bruce Morris (2002)
"... fun tour of a coffee farm, and a look at their roasting operation, along with hijinks by professional actors. Part of the tour takes the form of a play, ..."

4. A Hedonist's Guide to Tallinn by Laurence Shorter (2005)
"Special Places, a highly experienced specialist tour operator. can provide all the hijinks you're looking for, not only with defunct guns but also with ..."

5. Coney Island by Solomon, Professor Solomon (1999)
"By World War I most of the old cafes and cabarets would be gone; but they persisted in their hijinks—and occasional rough stuff—right to the end. ..."

6. Surviving Twilight by Shane A. Bernskoetter (2005)
"The hijinks continue. SGT Gillmore, aka Happy, left yesterday on leave and decided that he would leave SSG Harris a little surprise. ..."

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