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monkeyshine (plural monkeyshines)
- A trick or prank like a monkey's; mischief; buffoonery; tomfoolery; monkeyism; shenanigans.
- I have seen about as many monkeyshines from you as I will tolerate.
- “monkeyshine”, in The Century Dictionary, New York: The Century Co., 1911