Monkey Around Definition

Define what is Monkey Around?

1. mess around, monkey around, muck about, muck around, potter, tinker, monkey, putter (verb)

do random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly.

  • The old lady is usually mucking about in her little house.
Hypernyms

work verb
exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity.

Hyponyms

puddle verb
mess around, as in a liquid or paste.

Nearby Terms

monkey bread (noun)
African gourd-like fruit with edible pulp

monkey bridge (noun)
a high narrow platform above a deck or in an engine room or boiler room

monkey business (noun)
mischievous or deceitful behavior

monkey dog (noun)
European breed of small dog resembling a terrier with dark wiry hair and a tufted muzzle

monkey jacket (noun)
waist-length jacket tapering to a point at the back; worn by officers in the mess for formal dinners

monkey ladder (noun)
a light ladder to the monkey bridge on a ship

monkey nut (noun)
pod of the peanut vine containing usually 2 nuts or seeds; `groundnut' and `monkey nut' are British terms

monkey pinscher (noun)
European breed of small dog resembling a terrier with dark wiry hair and a tufted muzzle

monkey pod (noun)
large ornamental tropical American tree with bipinnate leaves and globose clusters of flowers with crimson stamens and seed pods that are eaten by cattle

monkey puzzle (noun)
large Chilean evergreen conifer having intertwined branches and bearing edible nuts

monkey wrench (noun)
adjustable wrench that has one fixed and one adjustable jaw

monkey-bread tree (noun)
African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread

monkey-wrench (noun)
adjustable wrench that has one fixed and one adjustable jaw

monkeypod (noun)
large ornamental tropical American tree with bipinnate leaves and globose clusters of flowers with crimson stamens and seed pods that are eaten by cattle

monkfish (noun)
flesh of a large-headed anglerfish of the Atlantic waters of North America