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Definition of Monkey


  1. In the most general sense, any one of the Quadrumana, including apes, baboons, and lemurs.
  2. Any species of Quadrumana, except the lemurs.
  3. Any one of numerous species of Quadrumana (esp. such as have a long tail and prehensile feet) exclusive of apes and baboons.
  4. A term of disapproval, ridicule, or contempt, as for a mischievous child.
  5. The weight or hammer of a pile driver, that is, a very heavy mass of iron, which, being raised on high, falls on the head of the pile, and drives it into the earth; the falling weight of a drop hammer used in forging.
  6. A small trading vessel of the sixteenth century.
  7. To act or treat as a monkey does; to ape; to act in a grotesque or meddlesome manner.
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Monkey Translations

monkey in Afrikaans is aap
monkey in Danish is abe
monkey in Dutch is aap
monkey in Finnish is apina
monkey in French is singe
monkey in German is Affe {m}
monkey in Italian is scimmia
monkey in Portuguese is macaco
monkey in Spanish is mono, mica
monkey in Swedish is apekatt, apa