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Definition of "monkeyish" [monkeyish]

  • Like a monkey (adjective)

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Use "monkeyish" in a sentence
  • "Babies born in times of famine or siege are sometimes, as it were, imperfectly finished, and sometimes have what may be described as monkeyish features and ways."
  • "He was short and plain, and he had an appearance of being slightly deformed, a "monkeyish" look, due to his build and his long arms."
  • "He could see him yet, his queer little monkeyish face eloquent with fear, his back burdened with specimen cases, in his hands Bassett's butterfly net and naturalist's shot-gun, as he quavered, in Beche-de-mer English: Me fella too much fright along bush."