monkey monkey  /ˈməŋ ki/


  1. (n) any of various long-tailed primates (excluding the prosimians)
  2. (n) one who is playfully mischievous
  3. (v) play around with or alter or falsify, usually secretively or dishonestly
  4. (v) do random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly


  1. New Delhi has an unusual urban woe, marauding monkeys.
  2. Researchers find that monkeys prefer people who act just like they do.
  3. The next step is to give monkeys human genes and human diseases.


  1. Ill. boy bitten by monkey to seek rabies treatment

    A southwestern Illinois prosecutor says a boy bitten by a pet monkey during a dog event will undergo precautionary rabies vaccinations rather than having the primate euthanized to see if it's infected with the disease.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KWQC-TV 6 Davenport

  2. Cowboy Monkey Rodeo, Phillie Phanatic appearance highlight upcoming ballpark promotions

    One of the Harrisburg Senators' most-awaited promotional events of the season arrives Thursday night when the Cowboy Monkey Rodeo makes its appearance at Metro Bank Park.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Patriot-News

  3. What monkey and human brains have in common

    Stephanie PappasLiveScienceHumans and monkeys share parallels in a region of the brain that people use to infer others' intentions, a new study finds. The research doesn't necessarily prove that monkeys have what is known as " theory of mind " — an ability to gauge what others are thinking and feeling. But the parallels may reveal the common ancestor from which both the human and monkey brain ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: MSNBC

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  1. "Danica is such a fantastic person and I'm thrilled for her that the monkey is finally off of her back," Andretti said. "We have all believed in her and she proved that she is a winner. Frankly, I think this is the first of many."
    on Apr 22, 2008 By: Michael Andretti Source: AFP

  2. "I had some pressure coming in as the reigning world champion, and I felt it," said Lysacek, 24. "I also had a little bit of a monkey on my back, thinking of my short program four years ago in Torino. To go out there and silence all that felt...
    on Feb 17, 2010 By: Evan Lysacek Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  3. "Gen. Petraeus needs this monkey off his back," Graham said.
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: Lindsey Graham Source: The Associated Press

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