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Monkey meaning

monkey - 9 dictionary results

  1. 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"
  2. 2. In the most general sense, any one of the Quadrumana, including apes, baboons, and lemurs.
  3. 3. Any species of Quadrumana, except the lemurs.
  4. 4. Any one of numerous species of Quadrumana ( esp. such as have a long tail and prehensile feet) exclusive of apes and baboons.
  5. 5. A term of disapproval, ridicule, or contempt, as for a mischievous child.
  6. 6. The weight or hammer of a pile driver, that is, a very heavy mass of iron, which, being raised on high, falls on the head of the pile, and drives it into the earth; the falling weight of a drop hammer used in forging.
  7. 7. A small trading vessel of the sixteenth century.
  8. 8. To act or treat as a monkey does; to ape; to act in a grotesque or meddlesome manner.
  9. 9. Animal most resembling man; ape.

monkey - examples of usage

  1. Skag wished he could chant like the priests, for the monkey- folk. - "Son of Power", Will Levington Comfort and Zamin Ki Dost.
  2. Up through the ages this law had not served to destroy the monkey people, but to protect them. - "Son of Power", Will Levington Comfort and Zamin Ki Dost.
  3. A monkey king had been shot. - "Son of Power", Will Levington Comfort and Zamin Ki Dost.
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