Definition of Monkeyish

1. Adjective. like a monkey ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Monkeyish

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Monkeyish

monkey pod
monkey puzzle
monkey see, monkey do
monkey trail
monkey trails
monkey trap
monkey wrench
monkey wrenches
monkeydom
monkeyed
monkeyflower
monkeyflowers
monkeygland
monkeyhood
monkeying
monkeyish (current term)
monkeykind
monkeylike
monkeypod
monkeypods
monkeypot
monkeypots
monkeypox
monkeypox virus
monkeys
monkeyshine
monkeyshines
monkeywrench
monkeywrenching

Literary usage of Monkeyish

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Introduction to the Study of Sociology by Edward Cary Hayes (1918)
"This is exactly the reverse of the common idea that imitation is the monkeyish copying of externalities. The fact is that neither the common idea nor that ..."

2. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce (1916)
"The eyes were melancholy as those of a monkey. — Good evening, gentlemen — said the stubble grown monkeyish face. — Warm weather for March — said ..."

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