- Any of several members of the infra-order Simiiformes of primates, generally smaller than the apes, and distinguished from them by having a tail and cheek pouches.
- (context, informal) A mischievous child.
verb (monkeys, monkeying, mokeyed or monkied, mokeyed or monkied)
- Stop misbehaving, you little !
- (context, UK, slang) Five-hundred pounds sterling.
- (slang) A person or the role of the person on the sidecar platform of a motorcycle involved in sidecar racing.
- (informal) To meddle; to mess with; to interfere; to fiddle.
Etymology: From ; compare (MLG.) Moneke, name of the ape's son in the tale of Reynard the Fox.
- ''Please don't with the controls if you don't know what you're doing.
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