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monkey



monkey
singe


Définitions

anglais > français
monkey
     1. n. (Zoologie) Singe, guenon.
           The biological order of primates consists prosimians (lemurs and tarsiers), apes and monkeys.
     2. n. (Figuré) Enfant espiègle.
     3. v. (Argot) Mettre le bazar.
anglais > anglais
monkey
     1. n. Any member of the clade Simiiformes not also of the clade Hominoidea containing humans and apes, from which they are usually, but not universally, distinguished by smaller size, a tail, and cheek pouc
           He had been visiting an area zoo when a monkey swung from its tree perch, swiped his glasses and hurled them into a hippo hole.
     2. n. (informal) Any nonhuman primate, including apes.
           Chimpanzees are known to form bands to hunt and kill other monkeys.
     3. n. (informal) A mischievous child.
           Stop misbehaving, you little monkey!
           She's a cheeky monkey.
     4. n. A dance move popular in the 1960s.
     5. n. (UK, slang) Five hundred pounds sterling.
     6. n. (slang) A person or the role of the person on the sidecar platform of a motorcycle involved in sidecar racing.
     7. n. (slang) A person with minimal intelligence and/or an unattractive appearance
     8. n. (blackjack) A face card.
     9. n. (slang) A menial employee who does a repetitive job, as in code monkey, grease monkey, phone monkey, powder monkey.
     10. n. The weight or hammer of a pile driver; a heavy mass of iron, which, being raised high, falls on the head of the pile, and drives it into the earth; the falling weight of a drop hammer used in forging.
     11. n. A small trading vessel of the sixteenth century.
     12. n. (slang) A drug habit; an addiction; a compulsion.
     13. v. (informal) To meddle; to mess with
           Please don't monkey with the controls if you don't know what you're doing.
français > anglais
singe
     1. n. monkey
     2. n. ape

Prononciation



Exemples de phrases

I'm not going to monkey myself to that game. 


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