singerie

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French singerie

Noun[edit]

singerie (uncountable)

  1. (art) A satirical genre of visual arts depicting monkeys imitating human behaviour, often fashionably dressed.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From singe +‎ -erie.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

singerie f (plural singeries)

  1. monkey house
  2. (usually in the plural) antics, clowning (around), monkey business
    Synonym: macaquerie

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