Definition of Monkeyshines

1. Noun. (plural of monkeyshine) ¹



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Definition of Monkeyshines

1. monkeyshine [n] - See also: monkeyshine

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monkeyshines

monkeygland
monkeyhood
monkeying
monkeyish
monkeykind
monkeylike
monkeypod
monkeypods
monkeypot
monkeypots
monkeypox
monkeypox virus
monkeys
monkeyshine
monkeyshines (current term)
monkeywrench
monkeywrenching
monkfish
monkfishes
monkhood
monkhoods
monkie
monkied
monkies
monking
monkish
monkishly
monkishness

Literary usage of Monkeyshines

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1. The Masterpieces of Modern Drama ...: Abridged in Narrative with Dialogue of by John Alexander Pierce, Brander Matthews (1915)
"Mme. de C. Yes, your monkeyshines, and the foolish things you do. SMZ. As I'm only a little girl it's not surprising that I do foolish things. ..."

2. Green Light!: Men of the 81st Troop Carrier Squadron Tell Their Story by Martin Wolfe (1989)
"We went to a town called Erlangen not far from Nuremberg where that banty rooster Hitler started his monkeyshines. I had mixed feelings about the hard times ..."

3. The Critic and the Drama by George Jean Nathan (1922)
"He is privy to all their monkeyshines, since he is privy to his own. Having graduated from quackery, he now smilingly regards others still at the trade of ..."

4. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"... I deplore, monkeyshines in Congress —Harold L. Ickes, New Republic, 2 Aug. 1943 . . . is hardly his fault, and I will content myself with deprecating ..."

5. Daniel Boone, Wilderness Scout by Stewart Edward White (1922)
"Before the latter could fire the Indians began to cut up the most extraordinary monkeyshines, running in circles, crawling about on then* hands and knees, ..."

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