- IsaacLv 51 month ago
Google > monkey def (gets you monkey definition) > noun
a small to medium-sized primate that typically has a long tail, most kinds of which live in trees in tropical countries.
a pile-driving machine consisting of a heavy hammer or ram working vertically in a groove.
behave in a silly or playful way.
- SpeedLv 71 month ago
It can be, when accompanied by the word around or with. It means to tinker with or adjust something when you don't know what you're doing.
Don't monkey around with that engine.
I monkeyed around with the mower and now it won't start.
Sam monkeyed with the dishwasher and now it doesn't drain.
- MichaelLv 71 month ago
It can be both a noun and a verb
monkey as a verb
1 : to act in a grotesque or mischievous manner
2a : FOOL, TRIFLE —often used with around.
Example "he likes to monkey around with engines"
b : TAMPER —usually used with with.
Example "don't monkey with the setting"