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Another word for monkey

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Noun
  1. A person who is easily deceived or victimized

      1. A heavy cylindrical drinking cup usually having a handle.
      2. The amount that such a cup can hold.
      1. The watery fluid that circulates through a plant, carrying food and other substances to the various tissues.
      2. Health and energy; vitality:
      3. A foolish or gullible person.
      1. Any of various birds of the widely distributed family Columbidae, characteristically having plump bodies, small heads, and short legs, especially the rock pigeon or any of its domesticated varieties.
      2. One who is easily swindled; a dupe.
      1. A person easily taken advantage of, cheated, blamed, or ridiculed.
      1. A visible trace or impression, such as a line or spot:
      2. A name, logo, or other indicator used to indicate ownership, origin, or level of quality.
      3. A notch made in an animal's ear or hide to indicate ownership.
      1. A small freshwater cyprinid fish (Gobio gobio), often used for bait.
      2. Any of various similar or related fishes.
      3. One who is easily duped.
      1. A scapegoat.
      2. A gullible victim; a dupe.
      1. One that sucks, especially an unweaned domestic animal.
      2. One who is easily deceived; a dupe.
      3. One that is indiscriminately attracted to something specified:
      1. One who is harmed or killed by another, especially by someone committing a criminal or unlawful act:
      2. A living creature slain and offered as a sacrifice during a religious rite.
      3. One who is harmed by or made to suffer under a circumstance or condition:
      1. One that is easily defeated or taken advantage of.
      2. Something that is easily done or attained.
      1. A young sheep, especially one that is not yet weaned.
      2. The flesh of a young sheep used as meat.
      3. Lambskin.
      1. Any of various chiefly coastal seabirds of the family Laridae, having long wings, webbed feet, a thick, slightly hooked beak, and usually gray and white plumage.
      1. One who is deficient in judgment, sense, or understanding.
      2. One who acts unwisely on a given occasion:
      3. One who has been tricked or made to appear ridiculous; a dupe:
      1. A person who is easily deceived or is used to carry out the designs of another.
      2. To deceive (an unwary person).
      1. To hit or push against with the head or horns; ram.
      2. To hit or push something with the head or horns.
      3. To project forward or out.
    See also:

    wise

Verb
  1. To handle something idly, ignorantly, or destructively

      1. A traveling mender of metal household utensils.
      2. A member of any of various traditionally itinerant groups of people living especially in Scotland and Ireland; a traveler.
      3. One who enjoys experimenting with and repairing machine parts.
      1. To interfere in a harmful or disruptive manner; meddle:
      2. To make alterations or adjustments, especially secretly so as to subvert an intended purpose or function:
      3. To engage in improper or secret actions, as in an effort to influence an outcome:
      1. A cluttered, untidy, usually dirty place or condition:
      2. Something that is disorderly or dirty, as a accumulation or heap:
      3. A confused, troubling, or embarrassing condition or situation:
      1. To intrude into other people's affairs or business; interfere.
      2. To handle something carelessly or ignorantly; tamper:
      1. One who is deficient in judgment, sense, or understanding.
      2. One who acts unwisely on a given occasion:
      3. One who has been tricked or made to appear ridiculous; a dupe:
      1. A violin, especially one used to play folk or country music.
      2. A guardrail used on a table during rough weather to prevent things from slipping off.
      3. Nonsensical, trifling matters:
  2. To move one's fingers or hands in a nervous or aimless fashion

      1. To turn over or around idly or lightly; fiddle with:
      2. To trifle with something.
      3. To be busy about trifles.
      1. Something of little importance or value.
      2. A small amount; a jot.
      3. A dessert typically consisting of plain or sponge cake soaked in sherry, rum, or brandy and topped with layers of jam or jelly, custard, and whipped cream.
      1. An object for a child to play with.
      2. Something that provides amusement:
      3. A small ornament; a bauble.
      1. A traveling mender of metal household utensils.
      2. A member of any of various traditionally itinerant groups of people living especially in Scotland and Ireland; a traveler.
      3. One who enjoys experimenting with and repairing machine parts.
      1. A short golf club used for putting.
      2. A golfer who is putting.
      1. To occupy oneself in an activity for amusement or recreation:
      2. To take part in a sport or game:
      3. To participate in betting; gamble.
      1. One who is deficient in judgment, sense, or understanding.
      2. One who acts unwisely on a given occasion:
      3. One who has been tricked or made to appear ridiculous; a dupe:
      1. To behave or move nervously or restlessly.
      2. To play or fuss; fiddle:
      3. To cause to behave or move nervously or restlessly.
      1. A violin, especially one used to play folk or country music.
      2. A guardrail used on a table during rough weather to prevent things from slipping off.
      3. Nonsensical, trifling matters:
    See also:

    touch

Another word for monkey

Noun
      1. A primate belonging to the family Pongidae, which includes the chimpanzee, bonobo, gorilla, and orangutan. Orangutans are arboreal whereas the other three species are terrestrial or semiarboreal. Anthropoid apes move in trees mainly by arm-swinging and on the ground by quadrupedal walking in which the upper body weight is borne on the knuckles.
      1. Any of various primates of the infraorder Lemuriformes of Madagascar and adjacent islands, having elongated lower incisors and nails on all digits except the second toe of the hind foot.
      1. Any of various mammals of the order Primates, which consists of the lemurs, lorises, tarsiers, New World monkeys, Old World monkeys, and apes including humans, and is characterized by nails on the hands and feet, a short snout, and a large brain.
      2. A bishop of highest rank in a province or country.
    See also:

    animal

Verb
  1. See also:

    meddle

Idioms:

    a monkey on one's back